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Perseus and Andromeda
Perseus and Andromeda

Perseus and Andromeda Resources

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Websites

Theoi

A great site for all things ancient Greek. We're linking to the page specifically about Perseus and Andromeda.

Movies

Clash of the Titans (1981)

The 1980s take on the myth of Perseus. The old-fashioned animation is kind of awesome.

Clash of the Titans (2010)

The most recent Hollywood production loosely based on the story of Perseus. The cast includes Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, and Gemma Arterton. (Spoiler: The ending of this movie is pretty different from the original myth.)

Video Games

Clash of the Titans

The video game version.

God of War

Perseus and Andromeda show up in the God of War video games.

Historical Documents

Hesiod, Apollodorus, Ovid, and more…

Check out the sources where we got the myth from.

Videos

Release the Kraken!

The 1981 film version of the ultimate battle. You absolutely must see these special effects.

Release the Kraken… Again!

Here's the 2010 version of the biggest, baddest sea monster of them all.

Cassiopeia vs. Andromeda

Get a glimpse of the updated Andromeda as her mom offends the gods. This clip comes from the 2010 Clash of the Titans.

Andromeda Galaxy

NASA takes you on a tour of the galaxy named for our damsel in distress.

Books

Perseus: The Hunt for Medusa's Head

A graphic novel version of the tale.

Perseus by Geraldine McCaughrean

A novelization of the Greek myth that fleshes out Perseus' story for young readers.

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