Pronounced PUR see uhs
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About the name Perseus

Perseus is a name of Greek origin meaning "destroyer". In Greek myth, Perseus is the name of the hero who killed Medusa. It is also the name of the main character in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series for young readers.

The Perseid meteor shower, named for the constellation that bears the hero's name, reaches its peak in the middle of August

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