Perseus diving down to meet the sea monster which is

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Perseus diving down to meet the sea monster, which is exactly as the moment is described in the narrative. In each of the paintings mentioned above, however, the parents of Andromeda are missing, and well as Perseus carrying the head of Medusa. It is not said in the narrative whether Perseus was carrying Medusa’s head with him while slaying the monster or not, but it is implied within the text that he did carry it with him at all times. The illustration which seemed most interesting to me was the di Cosimo painting, which not only showed Perseus flying and killing the monster, but a very large crowd is on the shore watching the spectacle. In the narrative, during this scene, the only other people who were present other than Perseus and Andromeda were Andromeda’s parents. It seems that the two people on the left collapsed on the ground crying are Andromeda’s parents, but I am unsure as to who the people on the right side are. There are people carrying instruments and branches of some tree, and a white figure who seems to stand out from the crowd and is telling them something very important or interesting. Perhaps the figure has something to do with the god Ammon, who is the one punishing Andromeda for her mother’s mistake.
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  • Spring '10
  • Hayes
  • Pegasus, Perseus, Sea monster

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