MEDUSA

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1. A daughter of Phorcys and Ceto, and one of the Gorgons. [See GORGONES and PERSEUS.]

2. A daughter of Sthenelus and Nicippe, and a sister of Eurystheus. (Apollod. ii. 4. § .5.)

3. A daughter of Priam. (Apollod. iii. 12. § 5 ; Paus. x. 26. § 1.)

4. A daughter of Pelias. [See PELIAS.]

Head of Medusa, by Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), Flemish Baroque painter

Head of Medusa, by Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), Flemish Baroque painter