Perseus

By: Brandon Radtke and Duncan Gilkey

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Accomplishments

He is a hero and has defeated Medusa and rescued Andromeda to later marry her.

Relationship

  • Perseus's parents are the god Zeus and the human Danae.
  • Perseus had many siblings Ares, Athena Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Dionysus, Hebe, Hermes, Heracles, Helen of Troy, Hephaestus, and Minos.
  • Perseus has a wife named Andromeda who he later had 9 kids with.
  • His kids names are Perses, Heleus, Alcaeus, Sthenelus, Electryon, Mestor, Cynurus, Gorgophone, Autochthe.

symbols on Perseus

  • The helmet that Perseus is wearing is the helmet of invisibility, Also know as the helm of Hades it is known to be able to turn the user completely invisible.
  • winged sandals helps perseus escape.
  • a magic bag Perseus used the magic bag to hold the shield that Athena gave him along with the head of Medusa.
  • His sword is a present that zeus gave to him, which he later used to kill the sleeping Medusa.

Character traits

  • Perseus had to be Brave otherwise he would not have been able to slay Medusa or rescue the princess.
  • Perseus had to be Smart otherwise he would not have know how to rescue the princess.
  • Perseus had to be strong for if he was weak he would not have been able to do the things that he did.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • Perseus has many strengths, To which is that he is intelligent, He was very persuasive, He was courageous And a great fighter in battle. (For example perseus has a high intelligence level because he knew how to use the shield like a mirror to kill Medusa.)
  • Perseus also had some disadvantages like He would lie or be misleading at times. ( for example he knew how and when was a good time to trick people)

Interesting facts

  • Perseus had many sons but he only had one daughter named Gorgophone.
  • After Perseus was born Acrisius sent him and his mother out to sea locked in a chest, later the chest landed on Seriphus island.
  • While Perseus and Danae were living on the island Danae was captured by polydectes. To save his mother he was asked to bring back the head of Medusa.
  • Perseus fell in love with Andromeda, but she was captured and she was getting sacrificed to the kraken. To save her Perseus had to kill the kraken.

cited sources


  • Littleton, Scott C. Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology: Vol. 8. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish Corporation, 2005. Print.
  • "Greek & Roman Mythology - Tools." Greek & Roman Mythology - Tools. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.
  • Answers. Answers Corporation. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.
  • "Perseus." CP English P2. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.

  • http://www.myinterestingfacts.com/perseus-facts/