Gaia and Pontos (page 21, with art)

Chapter 1: The Early Gods Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ ApB 2.4.3 – Apollodoros, Bibliotheke (Library) Athena inserted the Gorgon’s head in the middle of her shield. But it is alleged by some that Medusa was beheaded for Athena’s sake; and they say that the Gorgon was fain to match herself with … Continue reading Gaia and Pontos (page 21, with art)

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Gaia and Pontos (page 20)

Chapter 1: The Early Gods Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Hesiod, Theogony 274-83 and the Gorgons who dwell beyond glorious Ocean in the frontier land towards Night where are the clear-voiced Hesperides, Sthenno, and Euryale, and Medusa who suffered a woeful fate: she was mortal, but the two were undying and … Continue reading Gaia and Pontos (page 20)

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