By looking at her image in the shield he avoid looking at her directly From her severed torso Pegasus and Chrysaor sprang forth. Athena made medusa have snakes for hair and made her so ugly that any one who looked at her directly in the eyes would turn to sto … ne. And in her jealous vein Athena casted and a spell apron Medusa turning her beauty into a snake, causing anyone who looked at her into stone. In Ovid's telling, Perseus describes Medusa's punishment by Athena as just and well-deserved. In the Parthenon was the goddess of wisdom and that was Athena. Since the head still had the ability to stun, he used it as a weapon till he gave it to Athena. The story continues that when her head left her neck, her offspring sprang full grown from her blood.
The other Gorgons, Stheno and Euryale, only have snakes for hair. After it happened she dragged herself into the temple when Athena cursed her for defiling her temple and also out of jealousy. Before long the temple was empty of everyone except Medusa, who was so busy gazing proudly at her reflection in the large bronze doors that she hadn't noticed the swift departure of everyone else. She admired herself in her darkened window for an hour each evening as she got ready for bed. Because she was so ugly, for lack of a better word.
Her ugliness was a prayer, an amulet, keeping limb with limb, keeping home with home. You should have quoted too how Poseidon raped her in the temple of Athens and when she ran to Athena to seek refuge she did nothing but disgust and cursed her instead. On Wednesday, she boasted to everyone at the public gardens that her lips were redder than the reddest rose. Her hair twisted and thickened into horrible snakes that hissed and fought each other atop her head. When Medusa saw the artwork, she commented that the artist had done a fine job considering the goddess's thick eyebrows -- but imagine how much more wonderful the painting would be if it was of someone as delicate as Medusa. But once Poseidon made love to her in the temple which enraged Athena, so she turned her and her sisters into the three gorgons.
I rarely acceded to these requests, but I catalogued them all: They were the thread I could follow out of this maze of expectations, and also the walls of the maze. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. This helped me with my homework alot! Then Athene found out that Medusa had … two sisters so Athene said that Medusa's sisters were probably are going to do the something so she turned then into gorgon. Athena, understandably did not take to this insult, and, having more powers, turned her into the ugly woman. So the Gods planned to make Medusa pay. She then turned Medusa into an Â¨ugly snake lady. When he was displeased, he would throw down his Trident and cause earthquakes.
No in fact the reason Medusa is a gorgon is because Athena turned her into one in this myth here: The three Gorgon sisters were daughters of ancient Sea Gods, Ceto and Phorcys. It probably could have been proofread and the grammar sounded like it was written by a third grader. And this was the reason why Medusa was cursed by Athena. She is the only one of the three sisters known as Gorgons that was born a mortal. Another story states she was a beautiful woman born to two earth people named Phorcys and Ceto.
At Annabeth's suggestion, they take it with them in case it could be used as a weapon. Poseidon was called the earth shaker as he could shake the earth. It does not comfort the sick, teach the unskilled or feed the hungry. Anyone who saw her was turned into stone. The Parthenon was the largest temple to the goddess Athena in all the land. He was believed to be in a relationship with Medusa until found them in her temple and turned Medusa into an ugly woman with snakes for hair and eyes that turn people to stone.
On Tuesday, she commented to the blacksmith's son that her eyes were greener than the Aegean Sea. Thanks a lot 4th October 2017 ok!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Her earliest attested form is the Gorgoneion, a widespread apotropaic symbol used by the ancient Greeks to ward off evil. Your fate shall serve as a reminder to others to control their pride. She tried to beat all the Gods and wanted to be the best at everything. Her children were then used to aid those who had treated her so badly.
Everyone, that is, except Medusa. On Tuesday, she commented the blacksmith's son that her eyes are greener than Aegean sea. Cable tells Tally she must find Shay and expose the Smoke, or never turn pretty. When born, Poseidon was swallowed by his father although some myths differ. He did this as an act of revenge to try and desecrate the temple. He was very strong and masculine.
When shes arrives at the Smoke, she makes friends, including one special friend, David, and decides that she likes the Smoke and doesn't want to expose it. Yo momma so ugly she scares the roaches away. Unfortunately, Medusa was very proud of her beauty and though … t or spoke of little else. Others say Persephus buried it in the marketplace of Argos. When Medusa saw the sculptures, she whispered that she would have made a much better subject for the sculptor than Athena had. The godess Athena gave her snakes for hair ,and made her so ugly that anyone that stared at her turned to stone.
She immediately started throwing up and felt extremly sick. When you give up trying to declare yourself acceptable, there are so many new things to say. This is wrong and untrue. Once upon a time, a long time ago there lived a beautiful maiden named Medusa. Source: It should be noted, however, that Hesiod doesn't mention the shield at all: And again, Ceto bore to Phorcys the fair-cheeked Graiae, sisters grey from their birth: and both deathless gods and men who walk on earth call them Graiae, Pemphredo well-clad, and saffron-robed Enyo, and the Gorgons who dwell beyond glorious Ocean in the frontier land towards Night where are the clear-voiced Hesperides, Sthenno, and Euryale, and Medusa who suffered a woeful fate: she was mortal, but the two were undying and grew not old. It is a shame it was wasted on Athena for I am so much prettier than she is - perhaps some day people will build an even grander temple to my beauty. Medusa was the high priestess of Athena.