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Medusa went into Athene's temple and Poseidon was spying on her and then Poseidon raped her in front of Athene so Athene got furious and said the that wasn't going to happen again so Athene turned Medusa into a gorgon because she said that it was Medusa's fought.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. Medusa was probably 25 years old when she was turned into a ugly gorgon

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What was Medusa goddess of?

Actually, Medusa wasn't a goddess. She was a human who got caught with Poseidon in Athena's temple and when Athena found out, she cursed Medusa and her two sisters to become gorgons. Whenever someone would look at these women, they would turn to stone.


How did the Gorgons become Gorgons?

Poseidon, the god of the sea, was once dating Medusa. The two of them got it on in Athena's temple. Naturally, Athena wasn't very pleased, so she cursed Medusa and her two sisters, Stheno and Euryale, with ugliness (snakes for hair, etc.) as well as the ability to turn men who looked them in the eyes to stone (so that no man could ever look upon them again).


How did Medusa become Medusa?

Poseidon was Medusa's boyfriend and they were hanging out in Athena's temple. Then Athena turned Medusa into Medusa.


Who is Medusa?

Answer:Medusa is Poseidon's girlfriend. When Poseidon and Medusa met together at Athena, the god of Wisdom's temple, Athena turned Medusa into a monster with hair as snake. She was very vulnerable since anyone who looks at her eyes, they turn into stone. After Medusa's head was chopped off, if you look at her eyes, this time, you become petrified. Other Answer:Medusa was a beautiful priestess at the temple of Athena. To be a priest or priestess of Athena you had to vow to be a virgin and be chaste. Medusa vowed but she wished she would be as beautiful as the goddess of love and beauty Aphrodite and to have a lover. One day the god of the sea Poseidon saw Medusa at the temple. Medusa seduced him and they became lovers in Athena's temple. Athena was enraged at Medusa and contacted her. Medusa made sacrifices and begged for mercy from Athena. Athena turned Medusa's long flowing hair to snakes and made her so beautiful that whenever anyone looked at her they would turn to stone. Medusa was banished to the Isle of The Gorgons and was later beheaded by Perseus, the prince of Argos.



How did Medusa become ugly?

Medusa was one of the three Gorgons, and very beautiful. She was punished, though, for sleeping with poseidon (the sea god) in Athena's(god of battle and wisdom) temple. 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 stone.


How did Stheno and Euryale become like Medusa?

Stheno and Euryale didn't become like Medusa. Medusa became like them. Before Medusa had become a woman with snakes as hair she was mortal. Her sisters were not. There are two versions of Medusa's story. One was that Medusa became cursed because she slept with Poseidon in Athena's temple. The other story was that Medusa had sworn celibacy to Athena, but forgot those vows and married Poseidon.


How did the Medusa become a monster?

Athena turned her into a monster. This is because Medusa had sexual relations with Poseidon in Athena's temple. Athena wasn't against having sex, but Medusa chose the wrong place.


How did Medusa become a monster?

Athena turned her into a monster. This is because Medusa had sexual relations with Poseidon in Athena's temple. Athena wasn't against having sex, but Medusa chose the wrong place.


Did Antigone become medusa?

No. Medusa was originally a sea nymph before being cursed by Athena because she was with Poseidon in Athena's temple.


How did Medusa get snakes for hair?

Usually the story is that Medusa was an Athena priestess, who once made love to Poseidon in Athena's temple. In revenge Athena turned Medusa into something as ugly as possible. Another Answer: Because she was making love in a temple that belonged to Athena and in rage Athena turned Medusa's hair into snakes, or Medusa bragged about her hair and Hera, out of jealousy, turned her hair into snakes. Whatever makes sense to you. Yet Another Answer: Medusa once informed Athena that Snakes were more Fair(more beautiful) than Athena herself in order to spite her. In a fit of rage Athena damned Medusa to become that which she held so high.


Who is Medusa god of?

Medusa wasn't a goddess. She was one of the three Gordons. However unlike the others, Medusa was human to start with. She began as a mortal, very beautiful. Her beauty captured the attention of the god Poseidon. He raped her in the temple of Athena. Of course that angered the great Athena and so she cursed Medusa to become the terrifying creature was famously known for. Honestly, Medusa didn't deserve her punishment. But fate was cruel.


Were can you find how Medusa become ugly?

idk Where to find it, but i can tell you.Well, whenever u hear medusa you think of some ugly monster with snake hair, but it hasn't always been like that. Well, once medusa was a abeautiful woman. She was on a date with poseiden, the god of the sea, in athena's temple. She got mad at her, supposably because she liked him, or because it was her temple, and she turned her into the ugly monster she is today.--allow me to iron that out for you. Medusa was a priestess in the temple of Athena, and was the most beautiful of her sisters, Stheno and Euryale. She fought off many suitors, but eventually fell prey to the wooing of Poseidon, who laid with her in the temple itself. Athena, outraged at the desecration of her temple, confronted Medusa. Her sisters stood with her and the three were turned into horrible monsters with Brass Claws and venomous snakes for hair. Steno and Euryale were immortal, but Medusa could be slain.


Who was Medusa?

Medusa was one of the Greek monsters known as a gorgon, a vicious beast with sharp fangs, hair of snakes, whose gaze turned men and women to stone. She was once a beautiful Athena priestess, until the day that Posiedon raped her in the Parthenon. The Parthenon belonged to a goddess named Athena. She was so mad at what happened in her temple that she punished Medusa and turned her into a Gorgon.Answer:Medusa is Poseidon's girlfriend. When Poseidon and Medusa met together at Athena, the goddess of Wisdom's temple, Athena turned Medusa into a monster with hair like snakes. She was very dangerous since anyone who looks at her eyes, they turn into stone. After Medusa's head was chopped off, if you look at her eyes, this time, you become petrified. Medusa can only hurt some one if they look into her eyes and they will turn to stone.


What did Medusa do?

Medusa was once a beautiful girl, but love for the sea god Poseidon. The temple where the goddess of wisdom, and Poseidon intercourse. Athena was angered, shecast magic, the Medusa of Wang Dan's light hair into numerous poisonous snakes.Beauty thus become monsters.


When did Athena become a goodess?

when did athena become a greek god


Why did Medusa become Medusa?

Medusa was born Medusa. However, she assumed her better-known Gorgon form with snake hair when she was caught with Poseidon in Athena's temple. IDK


Why did medusa turn people to stone?

Medusa turns people to stone because the goddess Athena caught Medusa and Poseidon in Athena's temple making love, so she cursed Medusa to become ugly, and her curse also included turning anyone who looks into her eyes to stone.Because she was so ugly, for lack of a better word.^^ -.- pretty muchMedusa was originally a ravishingly beautiful maiden, "the jealous aspiration of many suitors," priestess in Athena's temple, but when she and the "Lord of the Sea" Poseidon lay together in Athena's temple, Athena was enraged so she transformed Medusa's beautiful hair to serpents and made her face look so terrible if anyone were to look into her eyes directly, it would turn onlookers to stone. In Ovid's telling, Perseus describes Medusa's punishment by Athena as just and well-deserved.that's y :)


Why was Medusa so ugly?

She was once the most beautiful goddess of them all. But then when Aphrodite was born, she got jealous of Medusa. So she put a spell on Medusa so that she could become the most hideous goddess ever. And that is what happen to Medusa!!


Why did Medusa become ugly?

Medusa was once a beautiful lady, but evil. She tried to beat all the Gods and wanted to be the best at everything. No one could beat her.So the Gods planned to make Medusa pay. They made her a fearful sight, with vipers instead of hair. Anyone who saw her was turned into stone.Eventually a brave young soldier crept to Medusa in her cave. He held out a mirror and while Medusa was sleeping chopped off her head and put it in a goatskin bag. Since the head still had the ability to stun, he used it as a weapon till he gave it to Athena.The soldier's name was Perseus.Answer 2: The reason why she was punished was not that she excelled, but that she had sex with Poseidon in Athena's temple while being Athena's priestess. That made Athena very angryShe didn't have sex, she was raped.


What year did medusa become cursed?

Medusa is a character of religious fiction like many of the Biblical personalities. There is no chronology for imaginary beings or event.


How did Athena become famous?

Athena became famous for being the goddess of wisdom. she also helped kill medusa. She is the child of zeus. Tob ecome one of the three patrons in the trojan war she had to win a contest against poseiden. they though her gift was more useful than poseidens so she won but so they wouldnt anger him they promised to also worship him.



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Athena was born a Greek goddess armored and fully grown from the head of Zeus.


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