4 edition of Perseus and the Gorgon"s head found in the catalog.
Perseus and the Gorgon"s head
|Statement||by Gareth MacKenzie ; illustrations by Tim Kelly.|
|LC Classifications||PE1126.A4 M23 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||28 p. :|
|Number of Pages||28|
|LC Control Number||96220822|
Perseus would arrive at the home of the Gorgons, and located the cavernous home of Medusa. Undaunted by the task ahead, Perseus made use of Athena’s reflective shield to safely approach the Gorgon, and then with Hermes’ sword, the head of the Gorgon . A horse is the admission fee, but rashly, Perseus offers to provide the head of the monster Medusa. Actually, as with many young men, he has no idea how he would go about getting that head, or even.
Exciting, vivid illustrations drive this graphic novel's accessible telling of Perseus's triumph. Armed with knowledge and gifts given to him by the gods, Perseus uses Medusa's head to turn Phineus into stone and rescue the maiden Andromeda. Readers will enjoy each informational and engaging panel, and applaud the heroic and cunning end. The Gorgon's Head: The Story of Perseus by Ian Serraillier and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Gorgons Head by Ian Serraillier - AbeBooks Passion for books.
Get this from a library! The Gorgon's head: the story of Perseus. [Ian Serraillier] -- The adventures of Perseus, one of the bravest and most daring of all Greek heroes, whose adventures led him to the farthest corners of the world to . When her head was cut off, there sprang from the Gorgon the winged horse Pegasus and Chrysaor, the father of Geryon; these she had by Poseidon. 9  So Perseus put the head of Medusa in the wallet （kibisis） and went back again; but the Gorgons started up from their slumber and pursued Perseus: but they could not see him on account of the.
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Perseus and the Gorgon's Head is a 'choose your own adventure' book where you decide the destiny of Perseus, the Greek hero, as he journeys on a quest to bring back the head of Medusa, a mighty Gorgon.
King Polydectes of Seriphos tricks Perseus into agreeing to fetch the snake-haired head of Medusa as a wedding : $ The Gorgon's Head: A Short Story About Perseus and Medusa Taken from: A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys/5.
Perseus and the Gorgon's Head The SmartReader Level One Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Audio, Cassette "Please retry" —. This is one of the popular Greek myths about Perseus and Medusa.
It is adapted here by Nathaniel Hawthorne for children. It is also the story featured prominently in the movie “Clash of the Titans.”. This story is taken from “A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys.”. The adventures of Perseus, one of the bravest and most daring of all Greek heroes, whose adventures led him to the farthest corners of the world to.
Buy The Gorgon's head: the story of Perseus [1st American ed.] by Serraillier, Ian (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Ian Serraillier. The Story of Perseus and Medusa, the Snake-Haired Gorgon. The story of Perseus, like many Greek myths, begins with a prophecy, a prophecy that Acrisius, the king of Argos, received from the Oracle of Delphi.
Acrisius went to the Oracle for guidance and wisdom but left with a prophecy of his doom and demise instead, a prophecy which foretold that he would in the future be killed. Angry and embarrassed, Perseus swore he would bring the best present of all: the head of the Gorgon. The king promptly banished Perseus until he delivered what he had promised.
The Quest for the Gorgon. Determined to bring back the Gorgon’s head but not knowing how to accomplish this, Perseus went to the cliffs above the sea and called to Pallas. Notes The Gorgon's Head and Perseus study guide by relihan includes 17 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more.
Quizlet flashcards, activities and. Ebook The traditional Greek myth specially retold for children growing in reading confidence. Perseus is determined to rescue Andromeda, even though it means facing the hideous Gorgon, Medusa, whose glare turns warriors to stone Perfect for children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories.
The list of characters of the Gorgon's Head Perseus - son of Danae and Zeus. The Gorgons - The monstrous creatures. Hands made of brass, sharp fangs and a beard covered with impenetrable scales and with hair of living snakes. The hero here is Perseus, who, backed by Athena and Hermes, set out to behead the mortal Gorgon Medusa and bring her head back to Athena.
On the vase we see Hermes and Athena standing by to protect Perseus right after he beheaded Medusa and now flees from her two immortal sister Gorgons. Perseus easily slayed the sea monster using the weapon that he carried in his kibisis: the slain head of the Gorgon Medusa.
One look at Medusa and the sea monster was turned to stone. The head of Medusa also brought about another casualty. "Show us the head of Medusa with the snaky locks!" A feeling of sorrow and pity came over the youthful Perseus. "O King Polydectes," cried he, "and ye many people, I am very loath to show you the Gorgon's head!" "Ah, the villain and coward!" yelled the people, more fiercely than before.
"He is making game of us. He has no Gorgon's head. Guided by Athena, Perseus, looking at the Gorgon’s reflection in his shield, beheaded Medusa and put her head in the kibisis. Medusa had been loved by Poseidon, and from her body sprang their children, CHRYSAOR [kreye-say'or] (“golden sword”), and the winged horse, PEGASUS [peg'a-sus], or PEGASOS.
Perseus then returned his magical loans and gave Medusa's head as a votive gift to Athena, who set it on Zeus ' shield (which she carried), as the Gorgoneion (see also: Aegis). The fulfillment of the oracle was told several ways, each incorporating the mythic theme of exile.
Perseus 5 The Gorgon's Head Translation study guide by Charis_Biscieglia includes 7 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards. Perseus, in Greek mythology, the slayer of the Gorgon Medusa and the rescuer of Andromeda from a sea monster. Perseus was the son of Zeus and Danaë, the daughter of Acrisius of Argos.
As an infant he was cast into the sea in a chest with his mother by Acrisius, to whom it had been prophesied that he would be killed by his grandson.
Perseus and the Gorgon's Head is a 'choose your own adventure' book where you decide the destiny of Perseus, the Greek hero, as he journeys on a quest to bring back the head of Medusa, a mighty Gorgon. King Polydectes of Seriphos tricks Perseus into agreeing to fetch the snake-haired head of Medusa as a wedding gift.
Description. Greek mythology has all the action and excitement of the best adventure stories. Watch Perseus as he faces monsters and dragons on his quest to fulfill a prophecy. See a picture of Medusa the Gorgon, painted on an ancient Greek bowl made over 2, years ago.
(Click on the audio to find out more.) Website 5 See an ancient Greek pot with a picture of Perseus carrying Medusa's head in a bag. Website 6 Life in Ancient Greece. (Click on a topic for facts, interactive scenes and video clips.I like Greek mythology and this is the second book about Perseus that I have read Earl Slide Bouncy-castle I liked this story when Perseus fought the giant sea monster with the Gorgon's head, but I didn't really like it when the king was going to marry Perseus's mother and she didn't want to.
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