Origins - How it all began: Episode Two
Despised by the Gods, feared by men, known in all the world: Medusa, with her hair of ... actions. Athena was of course furious. But she didn't punish Poseidon. She instead chose to punish Medusa. Turning her long tresses into venomous snakes and her ...
More stuff you should know about jellyfish
As part of a group trying to answer the question, she says the numbers have “certainly increased in certain localities”—but the group is trying to understand whether they are increasing globally, and if so, why ... Medusa’s snake hair. (Athena ...
The 13 Biggest Assholes in Greek Mythology
It’s a mystery why ancient Greeks worshipped their gods, because their gods were all complete dickheads. They could — and did ... her into a monster with snakes for hair, and then she later helped Perseus kill Medusa. Athena was one of the goddesses ...
Heaven is for neuroscience: How the brain creates visions of God
Yet another time God pulled a mean joke and turned Swedenborg’s hair into a Medusa’s nest of snakes. Compared to ... Then a priest arrived, as did a firing squad, and clerks handed the prisoners white smocks to change into—funeral shrouds.
Medusa had snakes for hair
Why did Athena do it? No doubt as a Goddess Athena was well aware that the beautiful of a woman was her hair and Medusa’s lovely hair was replaced with snakes? Again we know the mythology behind snakes. They have been associated with sin, well before the ...