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Medusa and Poseidon (god of the seas) had sex in one of Athena's temples, which angered Athena.

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Medusa didn't just 'go out' with Poseidon. They had sex in Athena's temple (which is greatly disrespectful, also considering that Athena is one of the three virgin goddesses). So, she got mad and turned Medusa into a gorgon. That is why Medusa hates Athena.


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


Poseidon is a god, so he can easily lift the curse.


Yes. She was originally a human but was cursed by Athena when she caught Medusa with Poseidon in her temple.


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


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


Medusa was said to be a daughter of Ceto and Phorcys. In some mythology, it says that Medusa and Poseidon were caught in Athena's temple by Athena herself. Athena, enraged, turned Medusa's hair into snakes. Whoever looked at her turned to stone.


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.


athena was dangerous because she had change medusa who was a once beautiful lady into a gorgon.


Medusa was a female monster, a Gorgon, who's hair was composed of snakes. If you looked into her face (which was supposed to be frightening and terrible to behold), you would turn into stone. Medusa used to be very beautiful until Athena caught her and Poseidon together in her temple.


NO.........Medusa had relationships with Athena's brother poseidon and gave birth to their child when she was killed by (Perseus).She was a beautiful young woman but Athena turned her into a gorgon.


medusa was a mortal woman who was made in to a hiddiuse gorgon, along with her to sisters, bt Athena


She turned Medusa into a monster as a punishment for sneaking out with the sea god Poseidon in Athena's temple, thereby desecrating it.


Raped Medusa in the temple of Athena. Athena then blamed Medusa because it happened in her temple and turned her into the hideous gorgon that she is known for being.


First of all, Medusa is a gorgon, not a goegon. Medusa wasn't always an ugly monster. In fact, she was one of the most beautiful person in the world. Poseidon was in love with her and one day, Athena found them in her temple. She got mad and since she couldn't do anything to Poseidon, she turned Medusa into the ugly gorgon you have now.


Medusa was turned into an ugly Gorgon by Athena. She did so because Medusa once made love to Poseidon in Athena's temple.


Medusa was the high priestess of Athena. She was beautiful and was desired by many men. One day Poseidon, god of the sea and earthquakes, took Medusa into Athena's temple and raped her. Athena was furious for being a priest of Athena you had to keep your maidenhood like the goddess. So to make sure this didn't happen again, Athena turned Medusa into a gorgon with snakes for hair and eyes that turn people to stone.


Athena great goddess of wisdom turned her into a gorgon because she was having sex with Poseidon in Athena's sacred Temple.


...medusa isn't real...


Medusa was a follower of the virgin goddess Athena, and her workers were to remain virgins. However, Medusa, being quite beautiful, was raped by the god of the sea Poseidonin the temple of Athena. Poseidon was not blamed, however, Medusa was, and because of that, Athena turned her and her sisters into Gorgons


Theory 1 Medusa was a beatiful mortal that poseidon fell in love with. Her sisters helped her and Poseidon sneak into Athena's temple to make out . When Athena found out, she went into a rage. Not beingable to punish Poseidon, she punished Medusa and her sisters by making them absolutely hideous for the rest of eternity. theory 2 Medusa asked Athena for something and she wouldn't give it to her. So Medusa said she was prettier than Athena. Athena knew that the mortal needed punishment, and she soon found out that Medusa had to gorgon half sisters, so she made Medusa a gorgon as well.



Perseus overcame the Gorgon Medusa with the shield, Aegis, from Athena and flying sandals from HErmes.


Medusa was one of the Greek monsters known as a gorgon, a vicious beast with sharp fangs, hair of snakes, whose gaze turned men and women to stone. She was once a beautiful Athena priestess, until the day that Posiedon raped her in the Parthenon. The Parthenon belonged to a goddess named Athena. She was so mad at what happened in her temple that she punished Medusa and turned her into a Gorgon.Answer:Medusa is Poseidon's girlfriend. When Poseidon and Medusa met together at Athena, the goddess of Wisdom's temple, Athena turned Medusa into a monster with hair like snakes. She was very dangerous 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. Medusa can only hurt some one if they look into her eyes and they will turn to stone.


No, Zeus didn't turn Medusa into a monster. His daughter, Athena, did.



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