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I don't know why? actually, becuz maybe she jealous goddess! do u feel sorry or Medusa I do and geez she didn't do anything! so Y Athena are so mad at her for nothing? ha exctatalley. Medusa is SO innocent 100%.

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Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom, did because Medusa said she was prettier than Athena (Medusa used to be beautiful), so Athena punished her with ugliness. Another version of this myth is that Medusa was a lover of Poseidon and Athena was a little jealous (though she was a virgin goddess). When they went to her temple together, Athena was insulted and made Medusa and her two sisters hideous.


Athena cursed Medusa because she was in Athena's temple, worshiping her, when Poseidon came. Posiedon raped Medusa and Athena got jealous. So she gave Medusa reptilian hair and a scaly dragon body along with her two sisters.


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.


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)


She was jealous of Medusa's beautiful hair and gave her the curse!


She was very beautiful that Athena was jealous and cursed her of her beauty sooo beautiful! then she turned the opposite.



She was incredibly beautiful actually before she became a Gorgon according to Ovid and in fact became Medusa the monster because Athena was jealous.


Medusa was always a goddess called Medusa, if she was a goddess Athena only cursed her.


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 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.


Athena, a goddess did this to her. When Medusa was a very beautiful girl, she asked to visit the south. Athena did not let her. So then Medusa therantened her that she would dare say she was jealous of her beauty. Then Athens got mad and cursed with ugliness. She was so ugly whoever looks her in the eye will turn to stone.


Medusa is her enemy because she was a beautiful girl which Athena decide to change her because Athena was jealous so she made her hair turn into snakes. They never liked each other because of this.


Athena didn't kill Medusa. Perseus is the hero who did that. Athena only turned Meduas into a monster.


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.


Yes Athena cursed medusa because she was a priest and she was raped by poseidon in her temple .


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


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.


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.


Medusa was originally a ravishingly beautiful maiden, "the jealous aspiration of many suitors," priestess in Athena's temple, but when she was caught being raped by the "Lord of the Sea"Poseidon by Athena's temple, the enraged Athena transformed Medusa's beautiful hair to serpents and made her face so terrible to behold that the mere sight of it would turn onlookers to stone. So, as you can see, there is nothing to indicate that Athena was jealous of Medusa in any way. She was punished for breaking her vows (as a priestess of Athena, she would have been required to be chaste).


no..... Medusa and Poseidon were having an affair in Athena's temple and Athena got mad so she turned Medusa into a hideous creature.


No. Medusa was a Greek "monster" created by Athena.


Athena put the head of Medusa on her shield.


Medusa angered the goddess Athena.


Because Athena,Poseidon's niece,cursed her



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