Weep Immortal Tears, Medusa Picture

In some mythologies Medusa was always ugly & hideous & in others she was born beautiful, but when she and the "Lord of the Sea" Poseidon, lay together in Athena's temple the enraged Athena transformed Medusa's beautiful hair to serpents and made her face so terrible to behold that the mere sight of it would turn onlookers to stone.

That's the version I'd always read.
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