Perseus was the famous greek hero of the greek mythology. the myth of the culture hero perseus is the myth that explains the beheading of the gorgon Medusa, and the rescue of the princess Andromeda. Son of Zeus, and Danae, unique daughter of the king Acrisius of Argos. Perseus is known in the greek mythology as the greek hero who successfully decapitated Medusa the popular gorgon of the mythology. the mythology explained how in order to get a wedding gift for the king Polydectes, Perseus was sent to retrieve the head of the gorgon Medusa. Fortunately the greek hero Perseus was helped by the gods Athena and Hermes.