The reason Medusa turns people into stone is because she used to be super beautiful so she made out with Poseidon and were making out in Athena's temple, and Athena got angry and turned Medusa into a creepy snake head lady
no because Athena made her like that: posiedon were on a date and medusa said she looked a lot better than Athena and Athena turned her into a monster.
Poseidon was Medusa's boyfriend and they were hanging out in Athena's temple. Then Athena turned Medusa into Medusa.
Athena hates Medusa because Poseidon took her to Athena's worship place. Athena did not like that so Athena cursed Medusa so that no man could ever look at her again. Medusa was infuriated so she took Poseidon into the worship place and did some... stuff. Athena pledged never to do that so, Athena was pretty pissed off.
The theme of the story is, " Don't be sure until you're positive
Athena turned Medusa into a monster with snakes for hair. Whenever someone looked at Medusa after she was cursed, they would be turned to stone. Athena did this to Medusa because Medusa was one of Poseidon's lovers and they one day met in Athena's temple.
athena is medusa's enemy because athena turned medusa into a horrible gorgon when she was caught sleeping with poseidon in her 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 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 turned Medusa's hair into snakes because Poseidon slept with Medusa inside Athena's temple.
Stheno and Euryale didn't become like Medusa. Medusa became like them. Before Medusa had become a woman with snakes as hair she was mortal. Her sisters were not. There are two versions of Medusa's story. One was that Medusa became cursed because she slept with Poseidon in Athena's temple. The other story was that Medusa had sworn celibacy to Athena, but forgot those vows and married Poseidon.
Medusa was always a goddess called Medusa, if she was a goddess Athena only cursed her.
no..... Medusa and Poseidon were having an affair in Athena's temple and Athena got mad so she turned Medusa into a hideous creature.
Medusa was a priestess of Athena. Later she was seduced by posideon and when she ran from him, he raped her in athena's temple. Medusa prayed to Athena for protection, but Athena didn't come. Later Athena appeared to medusa and told her that since medusa was such a flirt herself, that she deserved it and Athena would protect all mortal men from her by making her deadly to men. The other part of her curse was that she could not harm women. Medusa was sent into exile.
Athena was the one that cursed Medusa. She caught Medusa, then a beautiful sea nymph, meeting with Poseidon in one of her temples. Athena was so mad that she cursed Medusa with snake hair and eyes that will turn people into stone. This is probably why Athena helped Perseus kill Medusa and then placed Medusa's head on her shield.
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.
Because Medusa was making love with Poseidon in Athena's temple.
Medusa and Poseidon (god of the seas) had sex in one of Athena's temples, which angered Athena.
Athena didn't kill Medusa. Perseus is the hero who did that. Athena only turned Meduas into a monster.
Yes, Medusa was cursed from the goddess called Athena. Athena got jealous from medusa's beauty because everyone wanted Medusa. Athena decided to curse Medusa. Now Medusa is a monster and has snakes for hair, Medusa got cursed so badly that Athena made the curse that if anyone looks at medusa will turn to stone. This teaches every god not to ever look at Medusa's face and or never to get interested in her.
Athena turned her into a monster. This is because Medusa had sexual relations with Poseidon in Athena's temple. Athena wasn't against having sex, but Medusa chose the wrong place.
Who said that? Athena didn't hate Medusa.Medusa was a very pretty woman, she was athena's servant, but all of Athena's servants had to take a vow to never love, have kids, or marry. one day in Athena's temple, Poseidon raped Medusa, she didn't do anything, he did it, but he was a fellow god, so in Athena's eyes, he could do no wrong, so in that one moment of rage, she punished Medusa.
Because Poseidon lay with Medusa in Athena's temple, so the goddess Athena was offended against Medusa.
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.