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Why was Medusa turned ugly?

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Answered 2010-07-05 22:19:33

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

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What did Aphrodite do to Medusa?

Aphrodite turned Medusa into an ugly beast we people said Medusa was prettier than her

How did Medusa's sisters get ugly?

I think it was part of the punishment. Athena turned Medusa ugly because she was angry at her, and she also turned Medusa's sisters ugly.

What are the weopons thar Medusa has?

Medusa the Gorgon had no weapons. Instead, she used her eyes. She was so ugly that when people looked at her, they turned to stone.

Was posidon mad at what Athena did to Medusa?

No he was not mad because he was turned to stone when he stared at Medusa. Then was alive again and Made love to Medusa and had 500000 children then He dumped Medusa for another god because Medusa was UGLY

Do greek myths have any ugly women that were like witches?

Medusa was a gorgon that was ugly and turned men to stone. She was killed by Perseus.

What was Medusas impotance in Greek culture?

Athena turned Medusa's hair into snakes after she caught Poseidon and Medusa in her temple. Now, Medusa was so ugly, anyone who saw her turned to stone.

What is the story behind Athena the Greek goddess?

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.

Why did Medusa turn to a goegon?

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.

What did Medusa do to mortals?

Medusa turned mortals into stone, just by looking at them. Athena had made her so ugly that she would turn any person who looked directly at her into stone on sight.

What is the origin of Medusa?

she was poisedens girlfriend, but athena caught them making out in her temple, so she turned medusa into an ugly monster along with her other 2 sisters the became known as the 3 gorgans

Why did people avoid Medusa and who was she in Greek mythology?

Medusa was a beautiful woman who got on the nerves of one of the goddesses. the goddess turned her ugly so that anyone who looked at her would instantly turn to stone

What happened to you if you looked at medusa?

You are turned to stone.Anyone who looked at Medusa was turned to stone.

Who turned Medusa ugly?

The later classical poets write that Athena transformed Medusa into a monster as punishment for having sex with Poseidon in her shrine, although the earlier writers portray her as a monster from a monstrous family.

How did Medusa get super powers?

The Marvel Super HeroMedusa was an Inhuman who could manipulate her long strands of red hair, which were very strong for hair. She was a royal princess, a cousin of Black Bolt, and first appeared as a slightly different character in Fantastic Four #36 (1965).The mythological MedusaShe was a very pretty girl who was so full of herself that she said she was prettier than the goddess Athena. This angered Athena so she had Medusa turned into an ugly monster with a head of snakes. Medusa was so ugly that whoever looked at her turned to stone.

If Medusa was turned into a gorgon by Athena then how did her sisters become gorgons?

Medusa went into Athene's temple and Poseidon was spying on her and then Poseidon raped her in front of Athene so Athene got furious and said the that wasn't going to happen again so Athene turned Medusa into a gorgon because she said that it was Medusa's fought.Then Athene found out that Medusa had two sisters so Athene said that Medusa's sisters were probably are going to do the something so she turned then into gorgon. Medusa was probably 25 years old when she was turned into a ugly gorgon

Why did Medusa turned into a gorgon?

Medusa got turned into a gorgon because the gods got angry at her

Who turned Medusa into a Monster?

Athena is the one that turned Medusa into the horrible creature we now know her as.

How did Medusa become Medusa?

Poseidon was Medusa's boyfriend and they were hanging out in Athena's temple. Then Athena turned Medusa into Medusa.

How did Medusa get turned into a monster?

Medusa was actually a very pretty woman at first. She was a priestess of Athena, all of whom had to take a vow never to love, get married or have children. one day Poseidon came to the temple to see Medusa and ended up raping her. Athena was angered, but not at Poseidon. as a fellow god, in her eyes, he could do no wrong. she was angry at Medusa. in a moment of rage, Athena cursed Medusa to be not only ugly, but so ugly that anyone who should gaze upon her eyes would be turned to stone. and then Athena banished her to live out the rest of her life at the edge of the River that is the entireness to the underworld.

Who was Medusa from the greek gods?

Medusa was one of the three gorgons transformed into an ugly monster by Athena

Did Medusa have enemies?

Medusa had many enemies... but she turned them all to stone :)

What Is the moral the story of medusa's head?

Is it true that Greek God Zues wanted Medusa to be with him but she didn't want to so King Zues turned er ugly

What did Athena do to Medusa?

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.

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