Dana

Kanchan Mahon

Vestal, United States

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Paper collage.

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DANAE was a princess of Argos in the Greek Peloponessos, a daughter of King Akrisios. When her father learned a prophecy that he was destined to be killed by a son of his daughter, he locked Danae away in a subterranean, bronze chamber. Her prison, however, was easily infiltrated by the god Zeus He came to her in a dream. He impregnated her in the guise of a golden shower. She conceived and bore him a son named Perseus.
Woman painted by J.W. Waterhouse.

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DANAE, princess of Argos, was a daughter of King Akrisios. Her father heard a prophecy that he was destined to be killed by her son. Danae was locked in an underground bronze chamber. Her prison, was no problem for Zeus who impregnated her in a golden shower. Her son named Perseus.

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