The richest province in Greece in its physical remains from the Greek Bronze Age and in its wealth of myths
Perseus was the Greek hero who killed the Gorgon Medusa, and claimed Andromeda, having rescued her from a sea monster sent by Poseidon in retribution for Queen Cassiopeia declaring herself more beautiful than the sea nymphs.
A fortress surrounded by amazing walls of immense stones carefully fitted together (Perseus ruled Tiryns, when he founded Mycenae)
- Had an affair with Zeus. To protect her from Hera he turned her into a cow. Hera was not fooled, asked to have cow. Tied Io to tree and made Argus watch over her make sure she didnt escape.
- Zeus Sent Hermes to kill Argus and set Io free.
Crime: murder husbands on wedding night
had 49 daughters, twin brother had 49 sons, agress to let daughters marry them, tells girls to murder them on wedding night
punishment: fill vesilles with holes in it
- Daughter of Acrisius, Mother of Perseus.
- He locked her in a chamber bc he didnt want her to be pregnant and for the grandson to kill him like the Oracle said he would.
- Zeus impregnated her and she birthed Perseus.
- They were forced into a wooden chest and put in the ocean to die.