Medusa was Somebody’s Mother

© 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.


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