Greek Heroes Project
King Acrisius wanted a son, despite his beautiful daughter. He went to a priestess for information.
Will I have a son?
No. However, your grandson is going to kill you!
Out of fear of being killed, he sent his daughter and grandson away
But, Father. It was Zeus. Don't send us away!
A secret chamber couldn't stop you, but this will!
Danaë and Perseus survived being set to sea in a chest and were cared for by a fisherman and his wife.
How did you survive? We will help you!
Dictys' brother fell in love with Perseus' mother.
Perseus felt badly about not having a wedding gift so he went on a quest for Polydectes.
Polydectes demanded the head of Medusa, not wanting a son. He thought Perseus would die, however he was incorrect.
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