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Why did Athena curse Medusa? Unanswered Questions. What is the Malayalam word for kalonji. I’m trying to think of a movie/movie scene and all I can remember is a kid that is saying “our lord ...


To make matters worse, all who gaze at Medusa would be forever turned into stone. Medusa is Banished. After her transformation was complete, Medusa was further cursed to spend the rest of her days in isolation. Athena banished her to a remote island where she would no longer have contact with the outside world.


Contrary to some people’s belief, Athena was protecting Medusa when she “cursed” her. You see, Medusa was a loyal priestess who just happened to be attractive enough to catch Poseidon’s eye. After Medusa was raped by Poseidon, all Olympians other ...


Of the three siblings, only Medusa is a mortal. Together, the three daughters are known as the Gorgons. Before being cursed by Athena, Medusa was lovely. The curse renders Medusa horrific in appearance, including venomous snakes in place of her beautiful golden hair.


Medusa Is Full Of Surprises And Death Did Not Stop Her. The myths have it that Neptune, or in some stories Poseidon, impregnated Medusa after their brief encounter. This may have been why the goddess of virginity was so upset. It is hard to say though. Death did not stop Medusa from reproducing though.


Medusa’s friends grew pale. The priestesses who overheard Medusa gasped. Whispers ran through all the people in the temple who quickly began to leave -- for everyone knew that Athena enjoyed watching over the people of Athens and feared what might happen if the goddess had overheard Medusa’s rash remarks.


From the tale Poseidon lusted for the Athena Temple Maiden Medusa. In it as it was going on Medusa asked for help from the goddess she worshipped to help and give pity to her. Though in it Athena did not do so, instead she got furious and turn Medusa into a monster. The question is, why did she do that? Why couldn't Athena give pity to the one asking to be saved from something she didn't w...


Medusa was one of the three Gorgons, daughters of Phorcys and Ceto, sisters of the Graeae, Echidna, and Ladon – all dreadful and fearsome beasts. A beautiful mortal, Medusa was the exception in the family, until she incurred the wrath of Athena, either due to her boastfulness or because of an ill-fated love affair with Poseidon.


Medusa is the daughter of Phorkys and Keto. She is the only one of the three sisters known as Gorgons that was born a mortal. Medusa was once very beautiful but she was cursed by Athena. The godess Athena gave her snakes for hair ,and made her so ugly that anyone that stared at her turned to stone. Medusa desired revenge on Athena.


Medusa is a monster who can petrify people to stone if they look her directly in her eyes. She is a daughter of Phorkys and Keto and was once a priestess of Athena. After Medusa and Poseidon desecrated Athena's virgin temple, Athena cursed Medusa and her sisters. Her hair was turned to snakes...