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Transcript of Madusa
Medusa was a beautiful gorgon but then poseidon ascended out the sea and screwed around displeased so she transformed her into a hideous creature that could look upon with out turning into stone.
Medusa was beheaded by the hero Perseus, who used her head, which retained its ability to turn onlookers to stone, as a weapon
Domain she lived in a cave on a island of cisthene in the red sea
madusas parents Phorcys and Ceto
Madusa was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as having the face of a hideous human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair.
Medusa head frieze of 2nd century A.D. from the architrave of Didyma, Hellenistic Temple of Apollo.
Photograph by Don Keller
Online Source: http://perseus.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/
Medusa's Weaknesses: Perseus was able to trick her and cut off her head.