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Learning Objectives

  1. Learn the story Zeus and Danaë.

  2. Study the quest of Perseus and identify the following:
    1. Dictys
    2. Polydectes
    3. The Graeae
    4. The Three Nymphs
    5. The Gorgons

  3. Learn the story of Perseus’ rescue of Andromeda.

  4. Identify the folktale elements in Perseus’ legend.

  5. Learn the saga of Bellerophon and highlight its similarities with and differences from the legend of Perseus.

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