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

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Why is Medusa a goddess?

Medusa isn't a goddess, she is a Gorgon, a kind of female monster.

What was Medusa the goddess of?

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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 god did Medusa anger?

Medusa angered the goddess Athena.

Who does the goddess Athena dislike?


What was Athenas daughters name befor it was medusa?

Athena the Greek goddess was a virgin goddess, she did not have a daughter named Medusa. Medusa was daughter of Keto and Phorcys or Gorgo.

What were the greek goddess Medusa powers and responsibilities?

Medusa is not a goddess. She is a monster. Anyone that looked at her turned into stone, and she had snakes for hair

Was Medusa a Greek god?

Medusa was neither a god or a goddess. She was a monster; a Gorgon.

What was the name of the god made Medusa ugly?

It was actually a goddess- Athena, the goddess of wisdom. She caught Medusa and Poseidon together in her temple.

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Who is the worst god or goddess?

medusa by my calculations

What are Medusa's parents?

Medusa was the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto; a sea god and a sea goddess.

Was Medusa a god or a goddess?

Medusa was neither. She was a Gorgon. She was not immortal- she was killed by the hero Perseus.

What goddess is Medusa?

Medusa is the daughter of Phorcys, who was a god who presided over the hidden dangers of the sea, and Keto who was a goddess who personified the dangers of the sea; in particular Medusa and her sisters were credited as creators of sea reefs.Answer 2:So none of them was a goddess.

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!!

How and why was Medusa cursed?

Because Poseidon lay with Medusa in Athena's temple, so the goddess Athena was offended against Medusa.

Why did Hercules create Medusa?

Hercules did not create Medusa. Medusa was the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto, and she was turned into a gorgon by the goddess Athena.

Why did the goddess Athena put a curse on Medusa?

She was jealous of Medusa's beautiful hair and gave her the curse!

What area did Medusa control?

Medusa did not control any area. She is not a goddess. If she was, she would control something.

Was Medusa a goddess?

No, she was a gorgon. She was decapitated by the hero Perseus.

Who changed Medusa's hair to snakes?

Athena the goddess

Where can Medusa be found?

Medusa died. By Perseus cutting her head of. And after, she went on Athena's the goddess of wisdom's shield.

What is Medusa's Norse name?

There were no gorgons in Norse mythology. However, the goddess Hel is sort of like Medusa.

Medusa is the Goddess of what?

Medusa was not a Goddess, she was a monster created by Athena when she either a) was found having intercourse with Posiden in Athena's temple or b) said she was prettier than Athena.

Where is Medusa's head now?

With Athena the goddess of wisdom and war.

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