Associations to the word «Perseus»

Wiktionary

PERSEUS, proper noun. (Greek mythology) The mythological Greek warrior who slew the Gorgon Medusa by decapitating her. He married Andromeda after rescuing her from Ceto and founded Mycenae. He was the son of Zeus and Danae.
PERSEUS, proper noun. (constellation) An autumn constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble the mythical hero. It includes the stars Algenib and Algol.
PERSEUS, proper noun. The last Antigonid king of Macedonia, Perseus of Macedon.

Dictionary definition

PERSEUS, noun. (Greek mythology) the son of Zeus who slew Medusa (with the help of Athena and Hermes) and rescued Andromeda from a sea monster.
PERSEUS, noun. A conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Auriga and Cassiopeia and crossed by the Milky Way.

Wise words

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