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Perseus slays the Gorgon Medusa

Gary Jeffrey

Perseus slays the Gorgon Medusa

by Gary Jeffrey

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Published by Gareth Stevens Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Medusa (Greek mythology),
  • Perseus (Greek mythology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGary Jeffrey
    SeriesGraphic mythical heroes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL820.P5 J44 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25189737M
    ISBN 109781433975233, 9781433975240
    LC Control Number2012000226

      Perseus travels land and sea in his search aided by the gods Athena and Hermes, sent by Zeus to help him. Athena lends him her shield, polished bright as a mirror. Hermes lends him his sword. He tricks Medusa’s sisters, stealing the one eye they share between them and ultimately slays Medusa.   Around 8 AD, Ovid—a Roman poet celebrated for his faithful retelling of popular Greek myths—produced his famous Metamorphoses, an expansive book of myths which includes the myth of Perseus and his slaying of Medusa. In this section of the book, Ovid gives a completely different origin story for the terrifying creature.

      Athena receives the head of the Gorgon Medusa from Perseus. Attributed to the Tarporley Painter, circa – B.C. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He is the author of over 40 books .   Archaic style sculpture depicting Perseus slaying the Gorgon Medusa who holds Pegasus. Mid-6th century BCE metope from Temple C, Selinus, Sicily. .

    DESCRIPTION. Perseus decapitates the Gorgon Medusa. The hero wears a chiton, winged cap and high boots, and holds a sickle-shaped blade (harpe) in his Gorgon's head rests in a round sack (kibisis) slung across his lies behind him, beheaded with blood flowing from the raw stump of her neck. See a picture of Medusa the Gorgon, painted on an ancient Greek bowl made over 2, years ago. (Click on the audio to find out more.) Website 5 See an ancient Greek pot with a picture of Perseus carrying Medusa's head in a bag. Website 6 Life in Ancient Greece. (Click on a topic for facts, interactive scenes and video clips.


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[Gary Jeffrey; John Aggs] -- Retells the story of Perseus slaying Medusa in graphic novel format. Perseus Slays the Gorgon Medusa by Gary Jeffrey and John Aggs. 1 Total Resource View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Perseus (Greek mythological character)--Juvenile literature ; Medusa (Greek mythology) Explore Related Books by.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. by J.K. Rowling. 78 Resources. Perseus Slays the Gorgon, Medusa. Early Greek Sources. The description of Medusa and the Gorgons was a continuous manufacture by writers starting in Classical Greece and lasting well into the Roman period.

The earliest source regarding Medusa and the Gorgons Perseus slays the Gorgon Medusa book. But it is alleged by some that Medusa was beheaded for Athena's sake; and they say that the Gorgon was fain to match herself with the goddess even in beauty.

[ 4 ] Perseus hastened with Danae and Andromeda to Argos in order that he might behold Acrisius. Athena praised Perseus for rescuing his mother and agreed that he should fight the Gorgon Medusa.

She told Perseus how Medusa had once been a beautiful but prideful woman who had been turned into a monster with vipers for hair, eagle’s claws for hands, and scales of brass and iron.

Perseus, in Greek mythology, the slayer of the Gorgon Medusa and the rescuer of Andromeda from a sea monster. Perseus was the son of Zeus and Danaë, the daughter of Acrisius of Argos.

As an infant he was cast into the sea in a chest with his mother by Acrisius, to whom it had been prophesied that he would be killed by his grandson.

[ 3 ] So Perseus put the head of Medusa in the wallet ( kibisis ) and went back again; but the Gorgons started up from their slumber and pursued Perseus: but they could not see him on account of the cap, for he was hidden by it. The subject matter of the work is the mythological story of Perseus beheading Medusa, a hideous woman-faced Gorgon whose hair had been turned to snakes; anyone who looked at her was turned to stone.

Perseus stands naked except for a sash and winged sandals, triumphant on top of the body of Medusa with her head, crowned with writhing snakes, in his raised hand. The story of how Medusa was killed by Perseus is one of the most thrilling stories in Greek mythology. Perseus was born to the god, Zeus, and mortal woman, Danae, making him a demi-god with great strength and intelligent ingenuity.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Perseus Slays The Gorgon Medusa. Perseus sneaks up to Medusa, the only Gorgon who is mortal. He raises his sword, taking aim by looking at the monster through the reflection in his shield, and chops off Medusa's head.

As Medusa's head flies from her body, Pegasus, the winged horse, and Chysaor, a giant with a. Perseus, the hero who killed the monstrous Medusa Could there be a hero more virtuous than Perseus. A model of chivalry, he rescued his future bride, Andromeda, from a monster and his mother from a powerful king.

A brave and resourceful adventurer, he ranks among the greatest monster-slayers of. The Perseus series is based on a number of Greek myths. Essentially it is a heroic tale of knight-errantry and the triumph of good over evil. Perseus, son of the God Zeus is sent to rescue the beautiful Andromeda and kill the Gorgon Medusa.

The legend has been popular in art since antiquity. Rubens, Titian and Delacroix all painted aspects of it. Medusa was the only Gorgon who was mortal; hence her slayer, Perseus, was able to kill her by cutting off her head.

From the blood that spurted from her neck sprang Chrysaor and Pegasus, her two sons by Poseidon. The severed head, which had the power of turning into stone all who looked upon it. Perseus is chased by winged monster women (Gorgons). Slays a dragon (the sea-monster and the serpentine Gorgons).

In one version is swallowed by the dragon. Wins a princess's love (Andromeda). Returns with prize. Kills the old king (Polydectes). Becomes king of a city other than his own.

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BBC Teach > School Radio > English > Ancient Greek myths. Guided by Athena, Perseus, looking at the Gorgon’s reflection in his shield, beheaded Medusa and put her head in the kibisis.

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