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    Medusa‚ originally a beautiful young woman whose crowning glory was her magnificent long hair‚ was desired and courted by many suitors. Medusa was a priestess for the temple of Athena. Because she was a priestess for the virgin god Athena she had to stay a virgin as well and couldn’t take a husband. Yet before she could be betrothed to a husband‚ Poseidon found her worshipping in the temple of Athena and ravished and raped her. Athena was outraged at her sacred temple being violated but was not mad

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    Medusa and Perseus

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    she would say‚ "No‚ no‚ no‚ no‚ no!" because she wanted to look after her son Perseus. King Polydectes was upset because Danae wouldn’t marry him. The king ordered Perseus to go on a mission to find Medussa. He had to cut off Medusa’s fearsome head. Medusa was extremely dangerous because if anyone looks at her face they are instantly turned to stone. He met the goddess Athena who gave him a reflective shield and Hermes‚ a Greek god‚ who gave Perseus a sickle to cut off Medusa’s head Perseus flew quickly

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    The Myth of Medusa “I am a monster. The worst kind of monster. The kind that people have told stories about for thousands of years. I am the Gorgon Medusa. And my eyes can turn anything into stone” (Heather Lyons). Medusa is a very popular creature of Greek Mythology. In two thousand and fifteen‚ there was a movie made about this interesting Greek mythology creature. She is known worldwide for her villainous locks and beady eyes. Although the name may seem familiar to many‚ not many people know

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    The Deadly Power of Medusa This book tells about Perseus’s voyage to capture the head of Medusa. It all started when King Acrisius went to see the oracle of Delphi and learned that his daughter‚ Danae‚ would have a son who would someday kill him. The king locked Dana in a bronze chamber to keep her from having any offspring. However‚ the god Zues came to see her and then their son‚ Perseus‚ was born. The king placed them (Danae and Perseus) in a chest and cast them off to sea. They ended up landing

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    Medusa My Research

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    Medusa My research report is on Medusa. She was a monster who lived in Okeamos‚ which is in Greece. She was a beautiful lady until she angered Athena‚ who turned her into a monster with huge tusks‚ a scaly body‚ and snakes as hair. Keto and Phorcys were Medusa ’s parents; her sisters were Stheno and Euryale and they made up the Gorgons. Medusa was a one of the three Gorgon sisters. She was the only one of the sisters that was a monster‚ she was also the only mortal one of them. She was a very

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    Greek Mythology and Medusa

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    Medusa Medusa‚ the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto is a famous gorgon in Greek Mythology. Medusa‚ who represented female wisdom‚ was the eldest of two other Gorgon sisters‚ Stheino‚ who represented strength‚ and the last sister‚ Euryale as universality. Medusa was the mortal one of the sisters. She was known originally for being a beautiful young maiden‚ her loveliest feature being her long gorgeous hair. She was a virgin‚ and she was raped by Poseidon‚ Lord of the Sea‚ while she had been worshipping

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    Raft of the Medusa‚ by Theodore Gericault. As time progressed people became more politically aware and involved and generations of art portrayed this. Pablo Picasso’s Guernica‚ created in 1937‚ is a great example of how modern times soon saw a peak in the occurrence of allegorical and politically packed artworks. Gericault’s The Raft of the Medusa and Picasso’s Guernica are both horrifying accounts of the nature of men that aimed to alter a viewer’s political perception The Raft of Medusa‚ also known

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    to fight Medusa. During the myth “Perseus”‚ Polydects was going to get married to a princess. During this time it was custom to give gifts to the princess‚ but Perseus had no gifts such as a horse to give to the princess. So just out of know where‚ he said to the princess that he would do anything for her‚ even kill Gorgon Medusa‚ to show his loyalty to her. Polydectes then said‚ “Yes‚ why don’t you go do that‚ kill Gorgon Medusa.” Perseus agreed to it and began his journey to kill Medusa.         During

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    Perseus Short Essay

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    Perseus wanted to fight Polydectes but new he would loose so he sought out a way to defeat him and found his answer with Medusa. Medusa was a cursed thing that’s hair was made of snakes and a single glance can turn you into stone. You can see how killing her would be a challenge. He set off but had to make several stops along the way. Fortunately for Perseus Athena wanted Medusas head to be on her shield for war since she was the goddess of wisdom and war craft. She told him were to get the special

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    Perseus and Theseus

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    from the story Perseus and the quest for Medusa head. Theseus comes from the story the adventures of Theseus .Characteristics of an ideal hero are bravery and strength. Perseus and Theseus showed those things. Perseus showed bravery because he wanted to prove to the king that he could kill medusa. He realized that maybe he couldn`t kill her until a man and woman came and gave him a pouch‚ sword‚ and winged boots. When he got them he was ready to get Medusa`s head he first went and had to be brave

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