Medusa (Heroines of Classical Greece #1)

Medusa Heroines of Classical Greece In one of the most compelling tales from classical Greece since Mary Renault s Bull from the Sea and Fire from Heaven author Scot Hines retells the legend of Medusa in a way that makes her feel like

  • Title: Medusa (Heroines of Classical Greece #1)
  • Author: S.D. Hines
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 148
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • In one of the most compelling tales from classical Greece since Mary Renault s Bull from the Sea and Fire from Heaven, author Scot Hines retells the legend of Medusa in a way that makes her feel like a contemporary millennial girl with very special problems Despite a semi miraculous birth in the temple of Athena, Medusa is nothing than a devoted priestess of the goddIn one of the most compelling tales from classical Greece since Mary Renault s Bull from the Sea and Fire from Heaven, author Scot Hines retells the legend of Medusa in a way that makes her feel like a contemporary millennial girl with very special problems Despite a semi miraculous birth in the temple of Athena, Medusa is nothing than a devoted priestess of the goddess, distinguished only by her beauty and piety But after she is raped by the god Poseidon, her entire world is ripped asunder and she flees Poseidon s wrath through ancient Greece and beyond for the inconceivable crime of resistance.In her wanderings, she encounters dangers and horrors, but also friends in unexpected places Pursued by Poseidon s fury and his assassins, she is finally cornered in Egypt with only two choices fight back or be destroyed with all she loves But her only hope lies with the father of her children, the great love of her life and the man who is prophesied to kill her Perseus.
    Medusa Myth Story Britannica See Article History Medusa, in Greek mythology, the most famous of the monster figures known as Gorgons She was usually represented as a winged female creature having a head of hair consisting of snakes unlike the Gorgons, she was sometimes represented as very beautiful Medusa was the only Gorgon who was mortal hence her slayer, Perseus, was able to kill her by cutting off her head. Medusa Heroines of Classical Greece by S.D Hines Jan , Medusa, who was attacked by a god and then forced to flee for her life for fighting back Medusa, brave and strong and doomed to die by the hand of the only man she ever loved From the island temple in which she was born, to the distant land of Ethiop, Medusa s travels bring her in contact with numerous figures of Greek m As suggested by the title, Medusa is the tale of the classical Greek Medusa Heroines of Classical Greece Book Aug , As one in Hines Heroines of Classical Greece series, MEDUSA will leave you longing for and you ll want to move immediately to ARIADNE A TALE OF THE MINOTAUR It s intelligent YA with an emphasis on A You ll want to recommend it to your friends Customer reviews Medusa Heroines of Graced with beauty, intelligence, and compassion, Medusa is a heroine that literature needed She is not a super hero she is a woman who faces her fate head on without hiding from it Although this tale is a tragedy, the reader is not left with a gloom of depression at the book s conclusion. The Real Story of Medusa Protective Powers from a Snake Medusa In Greek mythology, Medusa m dju z , s guardian, protectress also called Gorgo, was one of the three monstrous Gorgons, generally described as winged human females with living venomous snakes in place of hair It is in the Roman poet Ovid s Metamorphoses that her story is most deeply elaborated.

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      S.D. Hines

    About Author

    1. Currently living in Alaska and providing health care to the Alaskan Natives, S.D.Hines loves hiking, backpacking in remote places, being a dad, and obviously writing The Author of MEDUSA and ARIADNE A Tale of the Minotaur, he is working on ARACHNE all on Kindle.

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    1. Review Originally Posted atPink Fluffy Hearts Diary of a Coffee Addict Medusa by S.D Hines is a tale of epic proportions It s also a story of Medusa like we ve never seen before We re used to seeing Medusa as the bad guy the one with creepy snakes for hair that turns innocent victims into stone with just one look into her eyes That s the Medusa that we re used to, but it is not the one Hines portrays The Medusa from this story is a kind hearted and gentle woman, who is on the run after being rap [...]


    2. As suggested by the title, Medusa is the tale of the classical Greek creature of myth But in this exciting and heart wrenching version of the story, we meet Medusa the woman Medusa, who was attacked by a god and then forced to flee for her life for fighting back Medusa, brave and strong and doomed to die by the hand of the only man she ever loved From the island temple in which she was born, to the distant land of Ethiop, Medusa s travels bring her in contact with numerous figures of Greek mytho [...]


    3. Romance and action under new personas in Greek Mythology.I was ten years old when I read my first book of Greek mythology and it fascinated me Later movies ran like Jason and the Golden Fleece Thus these mythological tales cemented the personalities and actions of these Greek gods.The author has taken the names of a few of these characters such as Medusa, Perseus, Andromeda, Posiden, Himoncles and the ians and created an entirely new fairy tale of romance in a sci fi action world The author brou [...]


    4. I grew up with the stereotype of Medusa from the movie Clash of the Titans 1986 So, thought she was just an ugly monster with killer looks.This book brought a better perspective of this mythical creature so complex and historical background that puts Medusa in a better light in my eyes.The relationship development between Medusa and Perseus was also interesting to read about especially knowing how it would end between them.


    5. A fine blending of mythsThis is an entertaining tale of Medusa unlike any other It is written like a story being told around the fires at night We are introduced to the society, the Egyptian princess who saved the baby in the reeds, and a world rich in knowledge expanding its borders I really liked this tale and will look for


    6. Estoy harta de que los malos escritores se crean que con ver unas pelis de griegos y romanos ya est n capacitados para escribir una novela hist rica , incluso aunque sea con un marco mitol gico Un poco de documentaci n, por favor Personajes esteriotipados y sin gracia Si vas a usar clich s, al menos no los vomites por aqu y por all sin orden ni concierto Dios.



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