Perseus and Medusa
Similar Myths to Perseus and Medusa in Other Cultures
Before there was Perseus, there was Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh stars in an ancient Sumerian poem called The Epic of Gilgamesh. In one episode, we hear all about how King Gilgamesh (who, like Perseus, is...
Beowulf is an epic Anglo-Saxon poem about a monster-slaying Viking hero named Beowulf. Sounds a bit like Perseus, right? In this story, Beowulf takes on two monsters: Grendel and then Grendel's mom...
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