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Perseus takes issue with Polydectes' intentions. Scene from "Mythweb's Perseus, the Movie".


Hippodameia (hip-uh-da-MYE-uh). Maiden whom King Polydectes claimed he was going to marry, as a ruse to disguise his intentions toward Perseus's mother Danae. Perseus was asked to provide a gift for the wedding, and lacking any suitable present found himself promising to bring Polydectes the head of the Gorgon Medusa.