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Athena caught Medusa and Poseidon in her temple. Athena was pledged never to marry, so she took this as an insult. She then turned Medusa's hair into snakes.

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What is the theme of the story of medusa and Athena?

The theme of the story is, " Don't be sure until you're positive


What is the story behind Athena the Greek goddess?

Poseidon was in Athena's temple with Medusa. At that time, Medusa was beautiful. Athena caught them and got furious. Then she turned Medusa ugly with snake hair.


Who is the character of the story Medusa and Athena?

If you're talking about Perseus and the Gorgon's head, than it's Perseus. If you're talking about the story about who Medusa got her snake hair, then it's just Poseidon, Medusa and Athena.


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 the theme of the story medusa and Athena?

The theme of the story is, " Don't be sure until you're positive


Why doesn't Athena like Medusa?

Athena doesn't like Medusa because Medusa once made love to Poseidon in Athena's temple. Athena then turned Medusa and her sisters into the hideous Gorgons.


How can Medusa's story be applied to modern day life?

It would apply by learning the moral of the story: Respect other people. The reason would be because Poseidon and Medusa were not respecting Athena by being together in her temple. For this reason, Athena turned Medusa into a monster.


Why were Athena and Medusa enemies?

athena is medusa's enemy because athena turned medusa into a horrible gorgon when she was caught sleeping with poseidon in her temple


What happened between Athena and Medusa?

Athena was angry that Medusa slept with Poseidon in her temple, so she turned her into a Gorgon. ____ Some myths say Medusa was a priestess of Athena and that she (Medusa) was raped by Poseidon in Athena's temple. Athena didn't care that Medusa was raped Athena just cared that her temple was defiled.


What is medusas story?

Medusa was once a beautiful woman, worshiping the goddess Athena. Then a God, named Poseidon, noticed her beauty and raped her. When Medusa begged Athena for help, Athena instead punished Medusa because in her mind it should be Medusa who should be punished (Athena was jealous of Medusa, and apparently to the Gods its perfectly okay to allow an innocent woman to be raped and then punished for being the victim)


What does the story of Medusa explain?

I should probably put the story here, or else my answer won't make sense. The story of Medusa: Medusa used to be a beautiful girl. She was a girlfriend of Poseidon, the God of The Seas. One day, Medusa and Poseidon were making out on the floor of one of Athena's temples. Athena realised what was happening, and got mad. She turned Medusa's lovely curls into writhing little snakes, and put a curse on Medusa: whoever looked at Medusa in the eyes will turn into stone. Therefore, Athena turned Medusa into a Gorgon. The explanation: um...never mess with a goddess??


Who are Medusa's rivals?

Athena

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