artofcarmen:  A while ago I heard a version of this story where Athena has pity on Medusa and turns her into the gorgon to protect her from all men. A gift instead of a punishment for uncle’s crimes. It always stuck with me, so here’s a doodle.

artofcarmen: A while ago I heard a version of this story where Athena has pity on Medusa and turns her into the gorgon to protect her from all men. A gift instead of a punishment for uncle’s crimes. It always stuck with me, so here’s a doodle.

Symmetry Symptom

Hermes is also clever when he gave a mirror shild to Perseus so that he could kill medusa on his quest throughout Greece.

Medusa (Part 1) by  JUN CHIU Illustration

Medusa (Part 1)

Medusa (Part by JUN CHIU Illustration<<< Just to warn you this shorty story isn't how the real Medusa goes, but it's such a good story I had to pin it.

Medusa, artist unknown  Greek Gods Tarot deck— Medusa. In at least one of the cards, she will have a huge snake like this one. Less clothes, longer snake hair perhaps.

Gorgon

Why do people draw Medusa or the Gordon's as pretty green people with snakes for hair! That doesn't make them ugly cause the snakes are in a pretty hairstyle! Stop making gorgon so look nice!

agameofclothes:What Nymeria Sand would wear, Roberto Cavalli

dreadfulstripper: “ game-of-style: “ Nymeria Sand - Roberto Cavalli Snake Strap Back Gown(x) - submitted by thestraightcurve ” i have a MIGHTY NEED ”

In a late version of the Medusa myth, related by the Roman poet Ovid (Metamorphoses 4.770) Medusa was originally a ravishingly beautiful maiden, "the jealous aspiration of many suitors," but because Poseidon had raped her in 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.

In a late version of the Medusa myth, related by the Roman poet Ovid (Metamorphoses Medusa was originally a ravishingly beautiful…

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