This painting, Earthmother, was inspired by ancient Minoan Snake Goddess figurines, as well as the Gorgon Medusa. Olives and sheaves of wheat adorn

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t h e  g r a e a e  were three ancient sea-daimones who personified the white foam of the sea. they were the daughters of the sea-deities phorcys and ceto and sisters to the gorgons. the graeae took the form of old grey-haired women; though at times, poets euphemistically described them as “beautiful.” their age was so great that a human childhood for them was hardly conceivable. they shared one eye and one tooth, which they took turns using.

t h e g r a e a e were three ancient sea-daimones who personified the white foam of the sea. they were the daughters of the sea-deities phorcys and ceto and sisters to the gorgons. the graeae took the form of old grey-haired women; though at times, poets

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Art: Medusa (Greek Mythology)

In Greek mythology, Medusa ("Queen"), one of three Gorgon sisters; originally was a beautiful human, raped by Poseidon in Athena's temple

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Hermes is also clever when he gave a mirror shild to Perseus so that he could kill medusa on his quest throughout Greece.

The underlying #beauty of the #Gorgon, #medusa is visible on the sarcophagus from the Hellenistic city of Aphrodisias in western #Anatolia which was once inhabited by #Greeks. What occurred following her transformation....one of  #Greek mythology's feared creatures.

The underlying #beauty of the #Gorgon, #medusa is visible on the sarcophagus from the Hellenistic city of Aphrodisias in western #Anatolia which was once inhabited by #Greeks. What occurred following her transformation....one of #Greek mythology's feared creatures.

Which Mythological Greek Villain Are You?>> AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH why does she look pretty?

Which Mythological Greek Villain Are You?

Medusa - Gorgon is one of the oldest and most popular ancient myths. Medusa in Greek mythology is referenced as one of the three Gorgons.

Medusa                                                                                                                                                                                 Mais

Medusa in Greek mythology is a monster, a winged human female with a hideous face and living venomous snakes in place of hair.

Phorcys -  a brother/husband of Ceto and the father of Scylla (the crab), Thoosa (the swift),  Ladon (strong flowing), Echidna (viper), the Graiai (grey ones) and the Gorgones (terrifying ones)

# Phorcys - a brother/husband of Ceto and the father of Scylla (the crab), Thoosa (the swift), Ladon (strong flowing), Echidna (viper), the Graiai (grey ones) and the Gorgones (terrifying ones)

TRUTH - Medusa = Black, Brown, or Whiter the skin &/OR, Blue &/OR Green Eyes (Regardless of Skin color). Mocha to Caramel = Cleanest from True Sin.

TRUTH - Medusa = Black, Brown, or Whiter the skin &/OR, Blue &/OR Green Eyes (Regardless of Skin color). Mocha to Caramel = Cleanest from True Sin.

Medusa, seeing herself as she once was rather than what she was made into. (I like this, it really captures the tragedy of Medusa's fate. Catching Athena's attention was a dangerous thing if you weren't a strapping hero! She didn't seem to like her own gender much at all!)

Beautiful Digital Illustrations by Lilia Osipova- So sad. Medusa is my favorite Greek Myth

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