Perseus and Andromeda
Similar Myths to Perseus and Andromeda in Other Cultures
St. George and the Dragon
Probably the closest story to the tale of Perseus and Andromeda is the story of St. George defeating a dragon, which was really popular in medieval Europe. The story goes that St. George, a noble C...
Beowulf is an epic Anglo-Saxon poem about a monster-slaying Viking hero named Beowulf. Like Perseus, Beowulf comes from a foreign land and helps a kingdom get rid of a monster that has been menacin...
Susanoo and Yamata no Orochi
Japanese mythology has its own Perseus-like hero named Susanoo. In the myth of Susanoo and Yamato no Orochi, Susanoo, Susanoo happens upon an old couple and their beautiful daughter. They're all cr...
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