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Perseus and Andromeda, or, The maid and the monster

Brough, William

Perseus and Andromeda, or, The maid and the monster

a classical extravaganza

by Brough, William

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Published by T.H. Lacy in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musicals -- Librettos

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPerseus and Andromeda, The maid and the monster
    Statementby William Brough
    Series[Lacy"s acting edition of plays -- v. 53], English and American drama of the nineteenth century, Lacy"s acting edition of plays -- v. 53
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination36 p
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15145883M

    Andromeda was a princess of Ethiopia who was saved by Perseus from a sea monster. She then became his wife. Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes. When her mother, Queen Cassiopeia, boasted of her beauty being greater than the retaliation, Poseidon sent a sea monster to the city to terrorize the people. To stop the attacks, the king and queen were forced to sacrifice their daughter to the sea. Another airborne drama is depicted on the opposite wall, with Giovanni Battista Tiepolo's Perseus and Andromeda, a study for a ceiling fresco the artist painted in Milan about , but which was destroyed by bombing in Soaring through the buff-colored clouds on his winged horse Pegasus, the hero Perseus grasps the princess Andromeda.

    Fortunately, Perseus was by now completely enamored with Andromeda, and offered to slay the monster in exchange for her hand in marriage. The parents, who didn’t have much of a choice, agreed. Finally, the battle begins, and my 38 lines of tumultuous, chaotic, simile-filled fighting commences. Perseus, Andromeda and the Sea-Serpent Cetus. On his way home, Perseus passed through the land of Ethiopia, where King Cepheus ruled. His wife, queen Cassiopeia, had boasted that her daughter was more beautiful than the Nereids, i.e. the nymph daughters of the .

    Perseus. Atlas. Andromeda. PERSEUS AND ATLAS The fortune of their grandson, Bacchus, gave great comfort to them—as a god adored in conquered India; by Achaia praised in stately temples. — But Acrisius the son of Abas, of the Cadmean race, remained to banish Bacchus from the walls of Argos, and to lift up hostile arms against that deity, who he denied was born to Jove. Every one knows the fine story of Perseus and Andromeda; how the lovely Andromeda, the daughter of a king, was tied to a rock on the sea-coast, and as Leviathan was in the very act of carrying her off, Perseus, the prince of whalemen, intrepidly advancing, harpooned the monster, and delivered and married the maid.


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Perseus and Andromeda, or, The maid and the monster by Brough, William Download PDF EPUB FB2

Perseus and Andromeda, or the Maid and the Monster first performed at the Royal St James Theatre, London, on 26 December and published by Thomas Hailes Lacy. Translations and adaptations F.C.L. Bosman () lists six performances in Cape Town of a pantomime called Harlequin Prince Perseus, or The Maid and the Monster by an anonymous author.

Get this from a library. Perseus and Andromeda, or, The maid and the monster: a classical extravaganza. [William Brough]. British poet, novelist and journalist Alphonse Courlander's () long poem Perseus and Andromeda in ; Carlton Dawe's novel The New Andromeda (published in America as The Woman, the Man, and the Monster) retells the Andromeda story in a modern setting.

Perseus and Andromeda book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(9). Perseus is one of the greatest heroes of Greek Mythology.

He was the son of mighty Zeus and mortal Danae. He is best known as the slayer of the Gorgon Medusa, a fearsome monster, and as the rescuer of the Ethiopian princess Andromeda.

Perseus is also said to be an ancestor of Hercules and the Asian race of the Persians. Excerpt from Perseus and Andromeda Now, of all his children, Zeus had for Dionysus a peculiar affection.

When his son's effeminacy, his drunkenness and his various habits of pleasure, were scorn fully mentioned in his presence, the divine The maid and the monster book would sternly rebuke Perseus and Andromeda critics, and instance the many manly exploits of his well-beloved : Richard le Gallienne.

Description: The son of Zeus, Perseus belongs in the first rank of Greek heroes. Indeed to some he was a greater hero even than Heracles. With the help of Hermes and Athena he slew the Gorgon Medusa, conquered a mighty sea monster and won the hand of the beautiful princess Andromeda.

Perseus, in Greek mythology, the slayer of the Gorgon Medusa and the rescuer of Andromeda from a sea monster. Perseus was the son of Zeus and Danaë, the daughter of Acrisius of Argos. As an infant he was cast into the sea in a chest with his mother by Acrisius, to whom it had been prophesied that he would be killed by his grandson.

Perseus and Andromeda: Greek Amphora Smitten with the beautiful young woman, Perseus spoke to her parents who were lamenting on the shore and asked for Andromeda’s hand in marriage if he should be successful in saving her from the sea monster.

Under. Tags: Perseus and Andromeda (15), plead, The Golden Fleece (15) “The Perseus came near the maiden and he saw how she looked at him with pleading eyes.”p Michael Hague.()The Book of m Morrow Company.

Andromeda is chained to a rock as a sacrifice to sate the monster, but is saved from death by Perseus, who marries her and takes her to Greece to reign as his queen. Published on This is Chuan Ming and his dad bedtime story - Perseus and Medusa, Perseus, in Greek mythology, the slayer of the Gorgon Medusa and the rescuer of Andromeda from a sea.

Perseus and Andromeda. In Book IV of the Metamorphoses, Ovid recounts the tale of the young and beautiful Andromeda, daughter of the Aethiopian king Cepheus and Cassiopeia.

Boasting that Andromeda is more beautiful than the Nereids, Cassiopeia angers Neptune, who, in revenge, sends a monster to ravage the coast of Aethiopia.

Metamorphoses Book 4: Perseus and Andromeda Perseus, whose mother, Danae, was impregnated by Jove in a shower of golden rain, flew over the earth with Medusa's severed head in his hands.

Drops of blood that fell into Libya turned into deadly snakes that remain in the desert to this day. The Cetus was a sea monster in the water below that was imminent to eat Andromeda.

Perseus slew the monster and rescued Andromeda from the rock. Perseus desired to marry Andromeda, who had been promised to marry Phineus. As Perseus and Andromeda were to be married, Phineus attempted to fight Perseus.

In the film, the monster is called a kraken, although it is depicted as a lizard-like creature rather than a squid; and combining two elements of the myth, Perseus defeats the sea monster by showing it Medusa’s face, turning the monster into stone.

Andromeda is depicted as being strong-willed and independent, whereas in the stories she is only really mentioned as being the princess whom. Inthe original Clash of the Titans retold Perseus and Andromeda’s story, and was remade inwith Andromeda appearing in the sequel, Wrath of the Titans.

Whatever the exact origins of the mythology surrounding her, Andromeda stands out as an important figure, from the days of the ancient Greeks to our own. Andromeda was then chained to a rock on the seashore to serve as a prey to the monster, while her unhappy parents watched her sad fate on the beach below.

On being informed of the meaning of this tragic scene, Perseus proposed to Cepheus to kill the monster, on condition that the lovely victim should become his bride. Perseus killed the monster and took Andromeda as his wife, thought not without having to fight for her against another suitor and a band of killers.

The story of Perseus and Andromeda has been popular with painters and there are two other paintings of the same story in the Leominster Galleries. When Perseus arrived he killed the monster, freed Andromeda, immediately fell in love and married her. After her death Andromeda was placed among the stars.

Original etching and engraving combination on a verge type hand laid paper. % original and authentic. Perseus eventually kills Cetus and frees Andromeda.

Perseus was born of immortal Zeus and the mortal princess Danae, whose father, King Acrisius of Argos, locked her in a dungeon in fear of a prophecy that if Danae bore a son, he would kill the King. Zeus enters the dungeon in a golden shower of light impregnating beautiful Danae.Perseus (Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World) Daniel Ogden The son of Zeus, Perseus belongs in the first rank of Greek heroes.

Indeed to some he was a greater hero even than Heracles. With the help of Hermes and Athena he slew the Gorgon Medusa, conquered a mighty sea monster and won the hand of the beautiful princess Andromeda.Summary Phineus, the former fiancé of Andromeda, bursts into Perseus and Andromeda’s wedding banquet to contest the marriage.

Phineus hurls his spear at .