Meaning: a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Auriga and Cassiopeia and crossed by the Milky Way
Meaning: (Greek mythology) the son of Zeus who slew Medusa (with the help of Athena and Hermes) and rescued Andromeda from a sea monster
And they cried: "We will be men like Perseus, and we will dare and suffer to the last.
And so the power of the descendants of Pelops came to be greater than that of the descendants of Perseus.
And there, too, Mopsus died, the seer who knew the voices of all birds; but he could not foretell his own end, for he was bitten in the foot by a snake, one of those which sprang from the Gorgon's head when Perseus carried it across the sands.
And he sung the song of Perseus, how the Gods led him over land and sea, and how he slew the loathly Gorgon, and won himself a peerless bride; and how he sits now with the Gods upon Olympus, a shining star in the sky, immortal with his immortal bride, and honoured by all men below.