How Is Perseus Loyal

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The ancient Greeks would’ve considered boldness and the respect for the gods to be the most heroic traits in Perseus. It all started when his mother was sighted by Polydectes, the cruel brother of Dictys. At their wedding, Perseus had nothing to gift to them. To try to compensate, he said he would go off and bring back the head of Medusa. On Perseus’ part that was not the smartest idea. He was unprepared and had no direction of where to go to start the quest. However, he had the support of a god and goddess God Hermes and Goddess Athena. He respected them, never challenged their help, and graciously accepted their support. Athena had offered her shield for protection from Medusa’s stare, while Hermes guided him and gave him a sword to kill
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