The son of Zeus and Danae, a hero celebrated for many achievements. Riding the winged horse Pegasus, he cut off the head of the Gorgon Medusa and gave it to Athena; he also rescued and married Andromeda, and became king of Tiryns in Greece.
A large northern constellation which includes a dense part of the Milky Way. It contains several star clusters and the variable star Algol.
postpositive Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Perseus.
- ‘the star Delta Persei’
Latin, from Greek. Persei is the Latin genitive form of Perseus.