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Asked in Mythology
How are the Gorgons monsters related to the hero perseus?
Perseus kills one of them (Medusa). The other two persue Perseus but fail to find him as he is wearing the Helm of Darkness. ...
Asked in Greek and Roman Mythologies
What is the theme of Perseus and Medusa?
One theme is predestination. The grandfather of Perseus, Acrisius, had been told by an oracle the his grandson would kill him. HE did everything not to get a grandson, then trying to get the grandson, Perseus, out of the way. Perseus spent his life far from Acrisius. Yet in the end Perseus killed Acrisius by throwing a discus. ...
What is the comparison of Percy and Perseus?
There's no real comparison, but Percy's mom named him after Perseus- even though Perseus was a son of Zeus- because Perseus was the only one in the myths who got a happy ending. Percy's mom hoped that Percy would receive that destiny too and named him after Perseus. ...