He became a hero He was sent to kill the Gorgon Medusa using his shield's reflective surface, Perseus beheaded Medusa and subsequently used her head as a weapon. The Shield of Perseus was then imbued with Medusa's power, turning those who look in its eyes to stone. Currently wielded by Hercules as part of his post-invulnerability armament.
James Allison stated that the tale of Perseus saving Andromeda from the sea-born serpent, and many other similar accounts, were mythical tales originated as a pale racial memory of the battle of one of his previous incarnations, Niord, with the "worm" of the Country of the Worm.
He later founded the city of Mycenae.
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