↑semibovemque virum semivirumque bovem, accordin tae Ovid, Ars Amatoria 2.24, ane o the three lines that his friends would hae deletit frae his wirk, an ane o the three that he, selectin independently, would preserve at aw cost, in the apocryphal anecdote tauld bi Albinovanus Pedo. (notit bi J. S. Rusten, "Ovid, Empedocles and the Minotaur" The American Journal of Philology103.3 (Autumn 1982, pp. 332-333) p. 332.
↑In a coonter-intuitive cultural development gangin back at least tae Cretan cunyies o the 4t century BC, mony veesual patterns representin the Labyrinth dinna hae dead ends lik a maze; instead, a single path winds tae the centre. See Kern, Through the Labyrinth, Prestel, 2000, Chapter 1, and Doob, The Idea of the Labyrinth, Cornell University Press, 1990, Chapter 2.