Perseus and the Gorgon"s head
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Perseus and the Gorgon"s head by Gareth MacKenzie

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Published by Recorded Books in Prince Frederick, MD .
Written in English


  • Readers for new literates.,
  • Readers -- Perseus (Greek mythology)

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Edition Notes

Statementby Gareth MacKenzie ; illustrations by Tim Kelly.
SeriesSmartReader, SmartReader.
LC ClassificationsPE1126.A4 M23 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL621838M
ISBN 100788707876
LC Control Number96220822

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The list of characters of the Gorgon's Head Perseus - son of Danae and Zeus. The Gorgons - The monstrous creatures. Hands made of brass, sharp fangs and a beard covered with impenetrable scales and with hair of living snakes. The hero here is Perseus, who, backed by Athena and Hermes, set out to behead the mortal Gorgon Medusa and bring her head back to Athena. On the vase we see Hermes and Athena standing by to protect Perseus right after he beheaded Medusa and now flees from her two immortal sister Gorgons. Perseus easily slayed the sea monster using the weapon that he carried in his kibisis: the slain head of the Gorgon Medusa. One look at Medusa and the sea monster was turned to stone. The head of Medusa also brought about another casualty. "Show us the head of Medusa with the snaky locks!" A feeling of sorrow and pity came over the youthful Perseus. "O King Polydectes," cried he, "and ye many people, I am very loath to show you the Gorgon's head!" "Ah, the villain and coward!" yelled the people, more fiercely than before. "He is making game of us! He has no Gorgon's head!