The story of medusa as a world renowned beauty says she offended athena, the beautiful goddess one myth says medusa lived in the far north and had never seen the sun she asked permission of athena to come south. Unlike other figures of greek mythology, most of us know medusa—even if we can't recall the details of her myth a quick character sketch might well include snakes, deadly eyes, and a taste. In greek myth medusa, one of the three gorgons, daughter of phorcys and cetoshe was the only one of the gorgons who was subject to mortality she is celebrated for her personal charms and the beauty of her locks. Athena was wound up by medusa taunting her, and used her magic powers to make medusa so ugly that her gaze could turn people to stone 2) medusa was still pretty in this story, which is how she attracted poseidon. In his twelfth pythian ode, pindar recounts the story of how athena invented the aulos, a kind of flute, in imitation of the lamentations of medusa's sisters, the gorgons, after she was beheaded by the hero perseus.
In the original story, the medusa was a beautiful woman who held a very positive role tragedy fell upon her when she was confronted with endless hardships brought upon by male actions medusa was a beautiful woman who was raped, killed and beheaded by various gods. Name _____ the story of medusa and athena 1 once upon a time, a long time ago, there lived a beautiful maiden. The greek myth has so much to offer and among so many fascinating personalities there was a beautiful woman that was an example of purity and devoted her life to serve athena as her holy servant medusa one of the gorgon sister was a beauty that had no such interest in human interactions and spent most of her life as the loyal servant of the.
Athena, the patroness of handicrafts the myth of arachne athena was a master artisan as much as she was the women counterpart of ares as a war goddess, she was also the female equivalent of hephaestus when it came to arts and crafts. In another harsher story, poseidon rapes medusa and athena, in her anger turns medusa into a monster some say that athena was mad of their affair because it was inside of her temple and others say that she was angry the medusa could not protect herself from poseidon's touch. It takes me a while to read the message from medusa poseidon, we shall meet at the athena parthenos at midnight in the parthenon story of how medusa was turned. The theme of the story athena and medusa is jealousy because medusa thinks shes prettier than athena and she said they should have build the temple for her because she the prettiest she also said she could do a better statue than athena theme of the story the connection of the story medusa and. Story of medusa and athena, and comprehension questions for la, ma and ha i have struggled to find differentiated comprehensions for ancient greek myths, especially the lesser known ones, so hope this helps someone.
The story and myth of perseus and the medusa features pictures from mythology and legend the short story & myth of perseus and the medusa is a suitable for kids and children perseus and the medusa. Athena also cut off a lock of medusa's hair and stored it away she initially gave it to hercules who gave it to cepheus' daughter, so she could protect her town although it did not have the stone turning power once held by medusa, the lock of her hair could still terrify opposing hardened warriors. Medusa, along with her sisters, euryale and stheno, were the daughters of the sea titans porcys and ceto among the three, medusa was the most beautiful and youngest (she was also the only mortal one of the three) three of them were served as priestesses to the goddess of the wisdom, athena medusa.
The real story of medusa and athena i got the idea from a conversation i had with my friend so, enjoy disclaimer: i got the whole nectar in the face thing from glee, which, unfortunately, i don't own. Medusa's full story is scarcely known beyond her vilified ending as a monster and destroyer of men vox medusa dance company and infiammati firecircus join forces to honor the compelling myth of medusa's transformation from athena's loving and devoted priestess to demonized gorgon. 1 the story of medusa and the greek goddess athena a myth submitted to the site by shainuja many years ago there was a beautiful women called medusa.
The story of medusa and athena once upon a time, a long time ago there lived a beautiful maiden named medusa medusa lived in the city of athens in a country named greece -- and although there were many pretty girls in the city, medusa was considered the most lovely. Medusa and poseidon had an affair and decided to make love in athena's temple athena was so offended she turned medusa into a monster with snakes for hair athena then helped peruses kill medusa. Athena also liked medusa because medusa was a beautiful woman who chose the goddess instead of any man however, the immortal feud between athena and poseidon affects much more than just those two it splits olympus and ruins many lives. In later myths (mainly in ovid) medusa was the only gorgon to possess snake locks, because they were a punishment from athena accordingly, ovid relates that the once beautiful mortal was punished by athena with a hideous appearance and loathsome snakes for hair for having been raped in athena's temple by poseidon.
In a late version of the medusa myth, related by the roman poet ovid (metamorphoses 4770), medusa was originally a ravishingly beautiful maiden, the jealous aspiration of many suitors, but because poseidon had raped her in athena's temple, the enraged athena transformed medusa's beautiful hair to serpents and made her face so terrible to. The earliest known record about the myth of medusa and the gorgons can be found in hesiod's theogony medusa's head is then given to athena, who wears it on. Perseus: 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. Made by: iris taling many years ago there was a beautiful girl, medusa she lived in a place called athens in greece there were many pretty girls there.