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Bonus Mythlet 3: A Mouth Like Flame and Breathing Death

from  Live from Mount Olympus

Nov 16, 2021


When Perseus cut off Medusa’s head, shouldn't she have lost her power? Dr. Kate Birney says “Definitely not!” and reveals the Middle Eastern origins of this ghastly Greek monster. Dr. B also shows us how the ancient Greeks used Medusa’s terrifying power to protect themselves from evil spirits. Check out our Instagram @OCCNY or search #livefrommountolympus to see some scary images of Medusa and her Mesopotamian inspiration, Humbaba! Live from Mount Olympus is a production of the Onassis Foundati...more

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