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In Homer there’s only one of these, from the Greek for “terrible”; later they became 3 scary sisters
Homer only wrote of a single Gorgon, a monster of the underworld; later, Hesiod increased it to three: Stheno, Euryale, and Medusa. Medusa is well-known for her hair of snakes and for being the only mortal Gorgon. when Perseus slew her, her severed head had the power of turning those who looked upon it to stone.
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