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Who is Medusa?

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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.

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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.

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