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Perseus Mythology was the way that the Greek and Romans explained the unexplainable Perseus is a legend in Greek mythology for his great roll in the beheading of the impious medusa The great tail of Perseus begins 2 generations before he was born It started when his grandfather Acrisius king of Argos a Greek isle Acrisius had a daughter named Danae who was locked in an all bronze house because Acrisius went to the oracle asking if he would ever be a grandfather to a boy they replied yes and replied that his daughters son would kill him One day when Danae was sitting under the skylight gold started to fall from the sky She knew that the great god named Zues had come down and impregnated her A couple of years went by and Persues was walking around the bronze house when he bumped into Acrisius Acrisius was enraged and demanded to know whom the child belonged to Danae replied strongly Zues Acrisius dares not to kill him for the reason that Zues would come and destroy everything Acrisius had no choice but to put them both into a box and send it to sea A fisherman by the name of Dictys discovered the chest on the island of Seriphus Dictys was brother to the king of Seriphus his name was Polydectes While Danae was living in Dictyss house Polydectes fell in love with her Polydectes asked for Danaes hand in marriage but she refused In an act to make Danae jealous Polydectes asked Hippodeia one of the daughters of king Oenomaus of Pisa Polydectes arranged a banquet and invited Perseus Their Polydectes said that he would rather have the head of one of the Gorgons head By the end of the banquet Perseus announced that he would go off and cut off the head of one of the Gorgons named Medusa All though he was greatly overmatched by
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