The Story of Medusa

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Kelly Macquire
published on 11 April 2019

Learn all about the myth and legend of Medusa! Kelly Macquire tells the story of how Medusa became a terrible snake-headed monster in Greek Mythology.

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About the Author

Kelly Macquire
Kelly is a graduate from Monash University who has completed her BA (Honours) in Ancient History and Archaeology, focussing on iconography and status in Pylos burials. She has a passion for mythology and the Aegean Bronze Age.

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APA Style

Macquire, K. (2019, April 11). The Story of Medusa. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Macquire, Kelly. "The Story of Medusa." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 11, 2019.

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Macquire, Kelly. "The Story of Medusa." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Apr 2019. Web. 04 Feb 2023.