Danae was told at a young age that if she had a son his destiny was to kill her father, so she was locked away zeus found beautiful danae and transformed himself. The story of perseus and medusa daniellat956 public book 663 reads 15 likes 19 pages create a book for free you may also like shelter souls by shannon kelley. Perseus & medusa, the story of perseus & medusa, the story of skip navigation the story of perseus and medusa - duration: 4:21 cdproductions 28,983. This was written for a year group assembly hope it is useful. Perseus and medusa has 55 ratings and 11 reviews nicola said: this retelling of the famous greek myth is quite complete in its details including parts o. In ovid's telling, perseus describes medusa's punishment by athena as just and well-deserved it comes full circle, in retrospect that poseidon, a man.
Name perseus and the medusa perseus was the son of the greek god zeus and the mortal woman danae one day the king of the island where perseus. Show how much you know about the lessons learned from the myth of perseus and medusa with an interactive quiz and printable worksheet you can use. Medusa ~~ 1 the boat bumped at last against the island's only dock perseus alighted at once, making his way through the familiar smells of rotting seaweed, and. Perseus was no ordinary young man and he was caught up in a chain of events that would be told in myths forever and a day play this story or choose another from the. A dramatised version of a classic greek myth told by anthony horowitz perseus approaches medusa's cave, passing figures turned to stone instead of. Read the short story and myth of perseus and the medusa and visit the ancient world of gods & monsters the story and myth of perseus and the medusa features pictures.
On returning to seriphos and discovering that his mother had to take refuge from the violent advances of polydectes, perseus killed him with medusa's head. Bbc listen to the ancient greek myth of perseus and the gorgon medusa available anytime.
Perseus was one of the most celebrated heroes of greek mythology king polydectes commanded he fetch the head of medusa with the help of the gods, perseus obtained. A fun rhyming poem retelling the classic perseus and medusa myth from ancient greece. Guide to the myth of perseus and medusa perseus and medusa story summary and analysis.
Perseus was one of the greatest and oldest pan-hellenic heroes of greek mythology he famously slew the dreaded gorgon medusa whose gaze could turn. Acrisius’ eyes widened in horror as the ancient pythia (priestess) hissed, “king of argos, listen well your daughter’s son will spell your doom. The solar hero perseus perseus was the son of the god zeus-jupiter and danae, the daughter of the king of argos when perseus was grown, another king named. 2 powerpoints on the myth perseus and medusa.
In greek mythology, the hero perseus was famous for killing medusa, the snake-haired gorgon whose grotesque appearance turned men to stone this painting, however. “well then, bring me the head of the gorgon medusa” there was a collective gasp from all in the room, except from perseus “consider it done” he shouted. Perseus (greek: περσεύς) he was the son of zeus and danae, making him a demigod, and is known best for having slain the creature medusa.
The myth of perseus and medusa is one of the most known myths of the greek mythology medusa was one of three sisters, the gorgons and perseus beheaded her. Amazoncom: perseus and medusa (graphic revolve: common core editions) (9781496500397): blake a hoena, eve, sebastian facio, daniel ferran: books.