Medusa is a figure from Greek mythology who was renowned for her beauty. Unfortunately this also meant that she attracted the attention of the wrong sort of people including the god Poseidon. One day while Medusa was in a temple dedicated to Athena Poseidon raped her. Athena was so disgusted by this act that she punished Medusa by turning her hair into snakes.
What was Medusa’s hair made of?
Who turned Medusa into a monster?
What did Medusa do that made Athena angry?
Answer: She boasted that she was more beautiful than Athena.
Where did Medusa live?
Answer: In Africa
What did Medusa’s hair do to people?
Answer: It turned them into stone
Was Medusa originally a monster?
Answer: No she was a beautiful woman
How many Gorgons were there?
Who was Medusa’s sister?
Who was Medusa’s other sister?
What was the only way to kill Medusa?
Answer: To cut off her head
Who killed Medusa?
What did Athena do with Medusa’s head?
Answer: She put it on her shield
What did Perseus do with Medusa’s head after he killed her?
Answer: He gave it to Athena
What was Medusa’s name before she was turned into a monster?
What is the name of the story of Medusa?
Answer: The Medusa myth