As Perseus Venture out of the Mountain he saw Athena and Hermes waiting for him bearing gifts for him to defeat medusa and get to the nymphs of the North.Athena gave him a shield to see Medusa eyes where being turn into stone and Hermes gave him a sword that cant be bent or broken.
As Perseus reached the blessed country of the Hyperboreans thanks to the help of Hermes.It was a country filled with music and revelry's.He found the maidens and they pause to get him his gifts.They were three gifts a magical wallet,wing sandals and a cap that can make its wearer invisible.
As he headed to the island thanks to the directions that the nymphs gave him he found medusa sleeping,using his shield to guide him he manage to get close and swung his sword with the help of Athena guiding his hand he cut off medusa's head and flew away.
As Perseus fled the Gorgons cave with his prize he came to Ethiopia and found its kingdom in peril.He learn that the queen boasted her daughter Andromeda was more beautiful than the sea nymphs.So a sea-god plagued the island with snakes unless the princess was offered up to it. Perseus decided to fix this and cut off the monsters head off.
When Perseus came home and found out the deceit of the King.The King wanted to get rid of him in order to marry his mother.Perseus decide to punish him and his guests by grabbing their attention and turning all of them into stone.
So thanks to the Gods and the bravery of Perseus he saved his mother avenged his step-father and even got Andromeda as his bride and their son Electryon was the grandfather of Hercules.