Perseus and Medusa
Updated: 2/18/2020
Perseus and Medusa

Storyboard Text

  • Hoping to get rid of Perseus, Polydectes tricked the young man in to a deadly mission to bring head of Medusa.
  • Athena, Hermes and the Nymphs, offered to help.
  • Athena gave him a shiny bronze shield and Hermes gave him a sword that could not be bent by the Gorgons' scales.
  • The Nymphs gave Perseus winged shoes so that he could fly, a cap that made him invisible, and pouch in which to carry the Gorgon's head.
  • In order to see medusa without turning to stone, Persues located her grotesque face in a reflection on his shiny shield.
  • He swiftly cut off her head, drooped it into his bag , and fled from Medusa's angry sisters.