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Being known as a hero is a great honor. You are held in high esteem by people all over the world. You have great fame and sometimes even great fortune. But to become a hero is a challenging path. It requires you to have great strength of character, being honorable and arising to trustworthiness. Sometimes the path can be physically challenging and at times bravery and will are tested. You must be willing to sacrifice whatever is required of you...
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Perseus and his heroic deeds A long, long time ago there were two brothers Acrisius and Proetus. When their father died, the brothers fought for the throne before Acrisius defeated Proetus and assumed his father's position. Acrisius was happy. Although he had no son or heir, Acrisius and his wife were blessed with a beautiful daughter Danaë. With no heir to the throne, Acrisius went to the oracle and asked if he would ever get a son, but instead, he...
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Years ago, Poseidon, Gods Zeus, and Hades joined and obliterated their parents, the Titans, and they had help from Kraken. Afterward, they divided the world among themselves Zeus took the skies, while Hades was left with the Underworld upon being tricked by Zeus. Poseidon took the seas, and Shortly after, the Gods created the mortals, whose faith fueled the gods' immortality. As time passed, mortals began to wonder and soon resisted their creators, angering the Olympians. Many, many, years after,...
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Medusa is the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto (even though some say Gorgon is her father). She was born on an island named Sarpedon. Medusa was one of the Gorgon sisters, although, unlike Euryale and Stheno, she was a mortal. There are various accounts of the way Euryale and Stheno have become the dreaded Gorgons we see in literature, even though many resources claim that the 2 sisters were changed into monsters for the perceived ‘crime’ of standing alongside Medusa...
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There is a famous Greek myth about Perseus and Medusa. In Greek mythology, the Greek hero beheaded Medusa. A representation of this myth is present in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. It is a painting by the Italian artist Luca Giordano that dates from ca. 1680. This oil on canvas belongs to the Baroque period. It is a great representation of the period because it shows the main characteristics of Baroque art. It should be included in the next...
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The painting Perseus and Andromeda or better known as Perseus rescues Andromeda was created by Peter Paul Rubens in 1622. This work of art remained in Rubens’s house until his death, and was then obtained by and housed in the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. This oil painting tells the story of Perseus returning from slaying Medusa to save Andromeda. It depicts Perseus holding the head of Medusa and loosening the chains on Andromeda, while partially showing Pegasus, the...
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