Perseus

BIOGRAPHY

Perseus father is Zeus the king of gods and his mother was a human named Danae. Perseus is a demigod that means he is part human part god he had a super strength good agility and a skilled fighter.

PERSEUS JOURNEY TO GORGON MEDUSA LAIR

Polydectes was getting married to Danae by force. Everyone was suppose to bring wedding gifts; however, he was poor. After an argument with Polydectes, Perseus said he would bring him anything the king wanted, so Polydectes asked for the head of the Gorgon Medusa. Perseus had to kill Medusa, but he had some help from the gods. They gave him an invisible helm, magical sword, and winged sandals. On his journey he stole the single eye of the Graiai who gave Perseus the idea of where to find Medusa. Perseus finds Medusa lair. He goes inside and kills Medusa with his sword and cuts off her head. Perseus brings Medusa head back to Polydectes.
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Here Perseus is standing with the head of Gorgon Medusa in his left hand.

PERSEUS ARRIVAL HOME

When Perseus arrived back home he was told that Polydectes did not marry Danea. This made Perseus angry so he grabbed the head of Medusa and put it infront of his mother and Polydectes head. They were turned into stone.
Perseus and Andromeda (Greek Mythology Part 10)
Perseus and 'The Gorgon's Head'

WORKS CITED

Berens, E. M. "Perseus." greekmythology. Linda Alchin, 19 June 2015. Web. 02 Feb. 2016.