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Chief of the Gorgons, Medusa was the serpent-headed monster of Greek mythology whose hideous appearance turned men into stone. Originally a fair maiden, she was violated by Poseidon in a temple of the goddess Athena, and Athena then punished her by transf... More »
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Medusa - Wikipedia

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In Greek mythology Medusa was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as a winged human ... In most versions of the story, she was beheaded by the hero Perseus, who was sent to fetch her head by Ki...

The story of Medusa and the Greek goddess Athena

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(The user submitted story below is similar to one version of the Medusa myth. The more common version is by the Roman poet Ovid. You can find out more ...

Medusa - Greek Mythology

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Medusa was a monster, one of the Gorgon sisters and daughter of Phorkys and Keto, the children of Gaea (Earth) and Oceanus (Ocean). She had the face of an  ...

The Story of Medusa Video - Greek Mythology - HISTORY.com

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Once a beautiful priestess to Athena, the Greek Goddess of war, Medusa is transformed into a hideous monster after she falls victim to a crime.

Medusa - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Medusa was one of three sisters born to Phorcys and Ceto known as the Gorgons. According to Hesiod's Theogony, the Gorgons were the sisters...

The Legend of Medusa and the Gorgons | Ancient Origins

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Mar 15, 2015 ... The earliest known record about the myth of Medusa and the ... In addition, Medusa is the most famous of the three, and the story of her demise ...

The Story of Medusa and Athena - DLTK's Crafts for Kids

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The Greek myth about Medusa and Athena for preschool, kindergarten and elementary school kids print, listen to and read.

How the Medusa Became a Monster

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In the original story, the Medusa was a beautiful woman who held a very positive role. Tragedy fell upon her when she was confronted with endless hardships ...

Medusa Greek Mythology - Medusa's Makeup

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The stories of Medusa are often contradictory. Was she a victim or a villain? Was she always ugly or once beautiful? How did someone with the body of a dragon ...