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Unformatted text preview: Anyone who sees her turns to stone Athenas Aegis Shield/Brestplate with the gorgon's head Aetiology: Why is Libya full of snakes? Blood of Gorgon's head dripping into the sand Perseus the Exogamic Suitor Perseus in Aethiopia Common term for 'black africa' Andromeda as a sacrifice Sacrifice to a sea monster from Poseidon Perseus saves her Andromeda becomes girlfriend Honors Kingdoms-Argos, Tiryns Accidental killing of grandpa Acrisios Perseus returns to Greece Introduces himself to his grandfather Discus match, discus flies into grandfather and kills him Oedipus, King of Theives Kills father and the sphinx Slept with his mother, accidentally Herakles/Hercules Kills his own kids Monster-killer and society Doesnt fit in well with the community No "happy family life" Monster-killing (Dionysus and Perseus) Threatened birth Birth concealed but celebrated Travel Gear Killing the monster often serpentine Aetiology Honors...
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- Spring '08