Medusa was Somebody’s Mother

glp552
© 2016 Lin Tarczynski

Yost wrote “Mary Dow Brine” on the back of this GLP panel.

Medusa was the mother of Pegasus, the flying horse, and Chrysaor, a young man (and/or giant). They were both born in the moment when Perseus cut off Medusa’s head. Chrysaor translates as “He who has a golden sword”; apparently he emerged from his mother’s body (or blood) with sword in hand.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.