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Answered 2009-05-25 12:11:20

Yes, Medusa was a gorgon that had snakes for hair. Her expression was so scary it turned whoever looked at it to stone.

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What does Medusa carry with her?

the only thing she carrys is snakes in her hair and her uglyness

Does Medusa have a symbol?

A symbol is something which stand for a god or a person or similar. It is not the same thing as a well-known trait of somebody. Medusa was known to have snakes for hair. That does not make snakes symbols for Medusa. In this sense she does not have a symbol.

How does Medusa play in the mythology?

Medusa was a young and beatiful woman; who was one of three sisters called the "Gorgons". Medusa had a thing for Poseidon, god of the sea, and so they had a sexual affair in Athena's temple: a highly disrespectful thing to do. In result, Athena turned Medusa into a terrible, green monster with hypnotizing powers with her eyes and the ability to turn anyone into stone with her eyes and hair: a headful of hissing and poisonous snakes. The other Gorgons have been taking revenge and Medusa has too, and Athena is still really pissed off with Poseidon.

What book is this from how did Medusa get snakes for hair?

The only book I know that has the answer is Ovid's Metamorphoses. And the answer he gives is that because Neptune/Poseidon had sex with Medusa in Minerva/Athena's temple, Medusa was punished with the snakes for hair and the curse of turning any living thing that looked at her into stone.

Why didn't Medusa have an effect of the jin in Clash of the Titans?

Because the jin is not a living thing that has flesh. Medusa only turn fleshy being to stone. OR that the jin is immortal and feel no pain.

Was Rhea Medusa?

No, Rhea was not Medusa. Rhea was a Titan. Medusa was a Gorgon.

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.

What is Medusa the goddess of?

Medusa was not a goddess; she was killed by the hero Perseus. Medusa was a gorgon.

What does the name 'Medusa' mean?

Medusa means "queen" or "guardian".

Is medusa a constalation?

No, Medusa is not a constellation.

What were Medusa and her sisters called?

Medusa was called Medusa... She had two sisters; Euryale and Stheno. They were the three Gorgons. Euryale and Stheno were immortal. Medusa was not.

What god was medusa before she got turned into medusa by Athena?

Medusa was always a goddess called Medusa, if she was a goddess Athena only cursed her.

What produces a medusa?

medusa and her gorgon sisters were nymphs posiedon was "dating" medusa athena caught them in her temple and turned medusa and her sisters into gorgons

Who were Medusa and her sisters?

Medusa and her sisters were Gorgons.

What does Medusa give?

what did medusa like to see

When was The Medusa created?

The Medusa was created in 2001.

What animal is a medusa?

A Medusa is a type of jellyfish

What was Medusa lover of?

Poseidon was lover of Medusa.

How do you spell Medusa in Greek?

Μέδουσα (Medusa).

Was posidon mad at what Athena did to Medusa?

No he was not mad because he was turned to stone when he stared at Medusa. Then was alive again and Made love to Medusa and had 500000 children then He dumped Medusa for another god because Medusa was UGLY

What would medusa the greek god use her powers for?

Medusa isn't a Greek Goddess, and she doesn't have any powers, except if you mean the 'turn into stone when you look her in the eye' thing. That was only a curse by Athena because Medusa and Poseidon were making love in one of Athena's temples, and Athena is a virgin goddess.

How is Medusa different from rondanini?

It's not. That's how you say Medusa in Latin. Medusa however came from the Greek.

What did Aphrodite do to Medusa?

Aphrodite turned Medusa into an ugly beast we people said Medusa was prettier than her

Who else was Medusa in love with?

Medusa is said only to have loved Poseidon.

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