Gorgon's Lair Picture

[Green] Medusa (Greek: Μέδουσα (Médousa), "guardian, protectress"[1]) was a gorgon, a chthonic female monster, and a daughter of Phorcys and Ceto; gazing directly upon her would turn onlookers to stone. She was beheaded by the hero Perseus, who thereafter used her head as a weapon[2] until giving it to the goddess Athena to place on her shield. [link]

[Brown] Stheno (Greek: Σθεννώ, English translation: "forceful"), in Greek mythology, was one of the Gorgons, vicious female monsters with brass hands, sharp fangs and hair of living, venomous snakes. She was born in the caverns beneath Mount Olympus. She and her sister Euryale were immortal while the third sister, Medusa was mortal. She was a daughter of Phorcys and Ceto. Of the three Gorgons, she was known to be the most independent and ferocious, having killed more men than both of her sisters combined. In Greek mythology she became this way by standing with her sister, Medusa, when Medusa was cursed by Athena.[link]

[Blue] Euryale (Greek: Εὐρυάλη, English translation: "far-roaming"), in Greek mythology, Euryale is noted for her bellowing cries, particularly in the tale of Medusa's death at Perseus' hands. [link]


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