Because of the obscurity of the name Perseus and the legendary character of its
bearer, most .... Perseus and the head of Medusa in a Roman fresco at Stabiae.
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of Cepheus; chained to cliff for monster to devour; rescued by Perseus.
The Romans only changed the names of the gods, not the heroes. So Perseus'
Roman name is still Perseus.
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the head of Gorgo, he changed into the mountain of the same name (Ov. Met. iv.
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Mythology who possessed on one eye between them, consulted by the hero
He was turned into stone by Perseus by means of the head of Medusa. .... Their
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Zeus - Roman name: Jupiter or Jove. ... Poseidon - Roman name: Neptune. ....
Perseus survives, comes of age, and sets out to kill the monster Medusa and ...
Like Hercules, Perseus was part god, part man. He was the son of a mortal
princess and Jupiter, the king of all the gods. Perseus and Medusa (read and
Oct 21, 2012 ... Perseus was one of the greatest and oldest pan-Hellenic heroes of Greek ... 560
BCE shows (and names) Perseus attacking the ketos with ...
The meteors appear to flow from the constellation Perseus (hence the name ...
From Roman times Perseus has been associated with Mithras (see Allen below)