Medusa :: The Real Story of the Snake-Haired Gorgon

Medusa was one of the three Gorgons, daughters of Phorcys and Ceto, sisters of the Graeae, Echidna, and Ladon – all dreadful and fearsome beasts. A beautiful mortal, Medusa was the exception in the family, until she incurred the wrath of Athena, either due to her boastfulness or because of an ill-fated love affair with Poseidon.Transformed into a vicious monster with snakes for hair, she was ...…

Medusa Myth & Story Britannica

Medusa, in Greek mythology, the most famous of the monster figures known as Gorgons. She was usually represented as a winged female creature having a head of hair consisting of snakes; unlike the Gorgons, she was sometimes represented as very beautiful.…

The Curse of Medusa From Greek Mythology

Medusa is one of the more unusual divine figures of ancient Greece mythology.. One of a trio of Gorgon sisters, Medusa was the only sister who was not immortal. She is famed for her snake-like hair and her gaze, which turns those who look at her to stone.…

The Curse of Medusa in Greek Mythology

Nov 26, 2019 · The Curse of Medusa in Greek Mythology Posted on November 26, 2019 by Madeleine Medusa is known as a winged Gorgon monster with snakes for hair who could turn anyone to stone just by looking into the person’s eyes, but Medusa wasn’t ……

Medusa - Cursed By Athena And Killed By Perseus Ancient ...

Jul 30, 2018 · Medusa’s Famous Encounter With Perseus. It seems that Medusa’s fate was sealed once she was cursed. While little is written of her life, probably because no one survived an encounter with her, we do have the story of her death. On a boast, Perseus sought Medusa out to vanquish her once and for all. He made the boast to impress a king who ...…