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Perseus

the hunt for Medusa"s head : a Greek myth

by Paul D. Storrie

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Published by Graphic Universe in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Perseus (Greek mythology) -- Juvenile literature,
  • Perseus (Greek mythology) -- Comic books, strips, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) aand index.

    Statementstory by Paul D. Storrie ; pencils and inks by Thomas Yeates.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Comic books, strips, etc.
    SeriesGraphic myths and legends
    ContributionsYeates, Thomas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL820.P5 S76 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19284729M
    ISBN 109780822575283
    LC Control Number2007025695
    OCLC/WorldCa154677192


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We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. The Perseus Digital Library is a partner and supporter of Open Greek and Latin, an international collaboration committed to creating an open educational resource featuring a corpus of digital texts, deep-reading tools, and open-source software.

Look for. Perseus Books Perseus Books is a Hachette Book Group company, comprised of the imprints Avalon Travel, Basic Books, Da Capo Press, Hachette Books, PublicAffairs, Running Press, Seal Press, and Westview Press.

Perseus also has a publishing partnership with the Type Media Center called Bold Type Books. This book really helped to flesh out my knowledge of Perseus - all I knew came from a video game that I had played where he was one of the heroes you requested to slay Medusa.

As this is a retelling of a myth, I'm not going to critique the character or plot development. At pages (the hardback version) I think that this is a pretty /5(4).

Perseus is the first book in the Early Myths collection, a series of children's picture books about Greek myth. Each book tells the tale of a character from mythology and brings the story to life through the inspiration from art and literature/5(3).

Perseus, in Greek mythology, the slayer of the Gorgon Medusa and the rescuer of Andromeda from a sea monster. Perseus was the son of Zeus and Danae, the daughter of Acrisius of Argos. Learn more about the traditional story of Perseus in this article. Perseus is the first book in the Early Myths collection, a series of children's picture books on Greek myth.

Each book covers a character from mythology and brings the tale to life through illustrations and story-telling, with inspiration from ancient art and literature/5(4). Perseus’s strength is no match for Atlas’s, Perseus book he turns Atlas to stone using Medusa’s head.

Perseus takes to the air again. He sees Andromeda chained to a rock as an offering to a sea monster. Perseus descends, strikes a deal with Andromeda’s parents, and uses Medusa’s head to petrify the monster.

Perseus marries Andromeda. Analysis. A concise, stylised and dynamic version of the Perseus and Medusa myth. Ideal for less committed or lower ability readers.

I intend to use this book (amongst others) when teaching myths & legends to year 3 primary children - to compare the many ways in which stories can be told and passed on from one generation to the next/5. Perseus Project Texts Loaded under PhiloLogic Final season for PhiloLogic 3, Summer News and updates.

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Perseus was one of the greatest and oldest pan-Hellenic heroes of Greek famously slew the dreaded Gorgon Medusa whose gaze could turn men to stone, an exploit he swiftly followed up with the daring rescue of the princess Andromeda from a monstrous sea-creature sent by Poseidon to terrorize the kingdom of Ethiopia.

Perseus is. Perseus, Athena and head of Medusa, Apulian red-figure krater C4th B.C., Museum of Fine Arts Boston PERSEUS was one of the most celebrated heroes of Greek mythology. He was the son of the Argive princess Danae who was locked away in a bronze chamber by her father Akrisios (Acrisius) who lived in fear of a prophecy that he would one day be killed by her son.

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We will be performing some maintenance to the Catalog today which will ultimately result in many new records and some interface improvements. This will require some. The myth of Perseus and Medusa was one the most powerful inspiration for many artists in the ancient times, but it hasn’t lost its artistic significance to the present day either.

Paintings and sculptures of the moment of beheading or Medusa’s portrait itself are famous all over the world.

One of the most known art work is the Medusa shield. Since its founding inBasic Books has shaped public debate by publishing award-winning books in history, science, sociology, psychology, politics, and current affairs. Basic's list of influential authors includes Stephon Alexander, Isaac Asimov, Edward Baptist, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Iris Chang, Richard Feynman, and more.

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In Mythology she wrote, “In Greece man first realized what mankind was.” She believed that the Greeks maintained a balance of mind, body, and spirit superior to other cultures. LITERARY ELEMENTS As you read, write down the name of stories you are familiar with that share similarities with the story of Perseus.

Be sure to list the Size: KB. The Hachette Book Group has reached an agreement to buy the Perseus Books Group’s publishing business, 18 months after its previous. Perseus is a major hero from Greek mythology best known for his clever decapitation of Medusa, the monster who turned all who looked at her face into also rescued Andromeda from the sea monster.

Like most of the mythological heroes, the genealogy of Perseus makes him the son of a god and a mortal. The Perseus Books Group is an independent company committed to enabling independent publishers to reach their potential whether those publishers are Perseus-owned, joint ventures or owned by third.

Perseus pûr´sēəs, –so͝os, in Greek mythology, son of Zeus and Danaë. His grandfather, Acrisius, had been warned by an oracle that his grandson would kill him and therefore put Perseus and his mother in a chest and threw it into the sea. It drifted to Seriphus, where King Polydectes befriended the two.

Perseus definition, a hero, the son of Zeus and Danaë, who slew the Gorgon Medusa, and afterward saved Andromeda from a sea monster. See more. The Story of Perseus Long ago, King Acrisius of Argos learned from an oracle that he would one day be killed by his grandson. Fearing that, he hid his daughter Danae in a chamber underground.

But Zeus came down from Mt. Olympus in the form of a stream of gold, which poured through the roof of the chamber, and soon Danae had a baby named Size: KB.

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In this compelling book, Evslin introduces readers to the wondrous and terrifying world of superhuman beings, such as Medusa and the Minotaur, and the glory of gods like Zeus, Athena, and Poseidon - brought magically to life through exciting retellings of great adventurers such as Perseus, Daedalus, Prometheus, and : Scholastic.

Perseus then devoted Medusa’s head to Athena, who picked it up and pinned it to the front of her shield, then handed it over to Hermes. Perseus also offered them the helmet of Hades, the kynin, the winged sandals, and the bag. Dictys assumed leadership of the island and Perseus prepared to return to Argos with his mother and wife.

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In the pleasant land of Argos, now a place of unwholesome marshes, once upon a time there reigned a king called Acrisius, the father of one fair daughter. Danaë was her name, and she was very dear to the king until a day when he longed to know what lay hid for him in the lap of the gods, and consulted an oracle.

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Beautifully designed and creatively packaged. This is an audio recording of the Greek mythology story of Perseus, with text, for my 10th grade English class. Perseus may hack Medusa's head off with a sword, but in most cases his success comes from quick, clever thinking rather than through mad fighting skills.

Just .Perseus (Greek: Περσεύς) is a hero in Greek is the legendary founder of Mycenae and is most famous for killing the Gorgon is a demigod, the son of Zeus and the mortal princess his wife, the Ethiopian princess Andromeda, his children are the sons Perses, Alkaios, Sthenelos, Elektryon, and the daughter Gorgophone.At the gift-giving feast Perseus was the only person present without anything to bestow upon the king.

In his mortification Perseus rashly promised to bring the head of the Gorgon Medusa back as a gift. Polydectes was pleased, knowing that Perseus would die in the attempt, for one look from that hideous snake-headed monster turned men to stone.