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Perseus and Andromeda
Perseus and Andromeda

Characters in Perseus and Andromeda

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Perseus

Perseus, son of Zeus and Danae, is one the most famous of all Greek heroes and one of the most popular still today. Both versions of the Clash of the Titans films (1981 and 2010) are based on his l...

Andromeda

The Beautiful PrincessAndromeda is the drop-dead gorgeous princess whom Perseus rescues from Cetus the sea monster. We don't get to hear much about her personality or anything in the story. She's n...

Cassiopeia

Cassiopeia is the Queen of Ethiopia and the mother of Andromeda. She starts all the trouble by boasting that her daughter is more beautiful the Nereids, the goddesses of the sea. Today, the name of...

Cepheus

Cepheus is the King of Ethiopia and the father of Andromeda. He decides to sacrifice his daughter to the sea monster in order to save his kingdom from the wrath of Poseidon. However, he agrees to l...

Cetus

Release the Kraken!Actually, we take that back. Release Cetus!Cetus is the giant sea monster who is coming to chow down on Andromeda. Unfortunately (for Cetus at least), Perseus slays him before he...

Medusa

Medusa is the monstrous lady whose head Perseus chops off. She is a Gorgon, and like her sisters, Stheno and Euryale, she has snakes for hair, bronze hands, wings, and tusks. Medusa and her fellow...

Nereids

The Nereids are minor goddesses of the sea. They get really ticked off when Cassiopeia brags that her daughter Andromeda is more beautiful than they are. When they complain to Poseidon, the great g...

Phineus

Phineus is the Andromeda's uncle and her fiancé (umm… gross). He gets all mad when Perseus marries Andromeda. When he challenges Perseus, the hero turns him to stone with the help of his handy-d...

Poseidon

Poseidon is the brother of Zeus, and he's the great god of the sea. When Cassiopeia offends the Nereids, he threatens to send a flood and a sea monster to destroy the kingdom of Ethiopia. Is Poseid...