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He also asked for the kibisis, a special bag that he would use to carry the head of Medusa. Quickly Perseus threw Medusa's head into the magic bag and swung himself into the air. Perseus liked the look of Andromeda and said he would help her. %��������� But Zeus comes to her through a window in a shower of golden light and soon Perseus is born. The myth of Perseus and Medusa was one the most powerful inspiration for many artists in the ancient times, but it hasn’t lost its artistic significance to the present day either. However, her hair of coiling serpents was so terrible the sight of it turned men to stone. Perseus saves his mother, and his journey is concluded. When the king met Danae, he was impressed. The Myth of Perseus and the Medusa The story of Perseus and the Medusa is featured in the book entitled Greek Gods, Heroes and Men by Caroline H. Harding and Samuel B. Harding, published in 1906 by Scott, Foresman and Company. Suddenly a sea monster came to kill Andromeda. He said "Marry me!" The remaining two Gorgons tried to pursue Perseus, but his helmet made him invisible. The hero and the Titan get into a fight, because Atlas refuses to offer Perseus shelter. THE MYTH OF PERSEUS AND MEDUSA A PAUL PERRO POEM This is the tale of the great Perseus, Legendary son of the mighty Zeus. Perseus shows the authenticity of his character when he rescues the helpless Andromeda from the Cetus and the attachment to the rock. Ancient as time, wrinkled and stooped like three ragged crows, they sat, muttering and cackling. He eventually gave Medusa’s head to Athena, daughter of Zeus and goddess of war, who … Paintings and sculptures of the moment of beheading or Medusa’s portrait itself are famous all over the world. 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Looking into the mirroring shield, Perseus swooped down, and with one deft stroke he cut off the Medusa's head. This product is an easy print-and-go resource that's perfect for sub plans or an everyday lesson plan. He locks up Danaë alone in an empty room before she has had any children. endobj However, her hair of coiling serpents was so terrible the sight of it turned men to stone. On the way back to the island of Seriphus, Perseus runs into Atlas, the Titan doomed by Zeus to hold up the sky forever. Perseus to bring him the head of the Medusa. 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In doing so, students learn to interpret and infer the key elements of plot in texts, comment upon the key themes and plot ideas running through a text, and empathise with the first-person perspective of a character. Yeah, even many books are offered, this book can steal the reader heart therefore much. It is said that Pegasus, the magical flying horse, was born when blood dripped from Medusa’s head into the ocean. Perseus kills Polydectes, using Medusa's head to turn him into stone. Two were very ugly, but Medusa was most beautiful. Perseus took Medusa’s head out of his bag and pointed it at the sea monster. ���� JFIF H H �� XExif MM * �i &. Greek mythology evolved thousands of years ago. 3 0 obj Once upon a time, on the island of Seriphus there was an evil king named Polydectes. endobj The story of Perseus and Medusa is a story of perseverance, bravery, and dignity. Ancient as time, wrinkled and stooped like three ragged crows, they sat, muttering and cackling. 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