Results for - Medusa (the snake-haired gorgon)

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Meet Medusa, one of the more unusual divine figures of ancient Greece. Here are some interesting facts on Medusa. Which facts are you familiar with?

1. Meet Medusa, one of the more unusual divine figures of ancient Greece. Here are some interesting facts on Medusa. Which facts are you familiar with?

Medusa was a monster in Greek mythology, known as a Gorgon. She had the face of a hideous woman, but had poisonous snakes on her head, instead of hair.
49%
974 votes
Medusa was originally a beautiful woman with long golden hair. She was punished by the Gods for falling in love with Poseidon.
30%
598 votes
Medusa spent some time wandering in Africa. According to legend, some baby snakes fell from her head, which is why there are so many snakes in Africa.
6%
121 votes
Anyone looking directly at Medusa would be instantly turned to stone.
45%
877 votes
She was killed by Perseus who saw her reflection in a mirror, to avoid looking at her.
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575 votes
Medusa was killed when Perseus cut her head off. From her neck emerged a winged horse (Pegasus) which has become one of the most well known mythological creatures.
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339 votes
The head of Medusa was often seen to be a protective symbol. She can be seen on roman mosaics excavated in Pompeii, and during the French Revolution she was seen as a symbol of freedom.
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151 votes
She has been featured in several films, including two versions of Clash of the Titans.
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442 votes
Medusa appears on the flag of Sicily, as well as on the flag of a village in the Czech Republic.
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61 votes
She has been depicted in paintings by many well known artists, including Pablo Picasso, Rubens and Caravaggio.
10%
195 votes
I am familiar with some of the Medusa facts.
20%
402 votes
N/A
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525 votes
Here is a image of Medusa as a golden-haired and very beautiful maiden. Do you think she was beautiful?

2. Here is a image of Medusa as a golden-haired and very beautiful maiden. Do you think she was beautiful?

Yes
59%
1,158 votes
No
13%
255 votes
Undecided
14%
285 votes
Not Applicable
14%
272 votes
Movies with Medusa in them. Which movies do you like?

3. Movies with Medusa in them. Which movies do you like?

Medusa (2015)
7%
135 votes
Clash of the Titans (2010)
29%
580 votes
Percy Jackson and the Olympians (2010)
17%
331 votes
N/A
59%
1,172 votes
Which actresses do you like that played Medusa in these movies?

4. Which actresses do you like that played Medusa in these movies?

Katy Foley (Medusa 2015)
5%
98 votes
Uma Thurman (Percy Jackson and the Olympians 2010)
25%
493 votes
Natalia Vodianova (Clash of the Titans 2010)
13%
263 votes
N/A
61%
1,210 votes
11/26/2015 Living 1970 19 By: msrcms

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