", Callistratus, Descriptions 7 (trans. § 2). Pegasus’s story was a favourite theme in Greek art and literature; Euripides’ lost tragedy Bellerophon was parodied at the beginning of Aristophanes’ Peace (421 bc). 281, &c.; Apollod. Grant) (Roman mythographer C2nd A.D.) : "The huge [constellation] Horse (Hippos) [is Pegasos] . : Plato, Phaedrus 246 (trans.
Pegasus lastly was also regarded as the horse of the Muses, and in this capacity he is more celebrated in modern times than he ever was in antiquity ; for with the ancients he had no connection with the Muses, except that by his hoof he called forth the inspiring well Hippocrene. 13 ff (trans. Laconian Black Figure Vase Painting C6th B.C.
1. Pegasus is Greek Pegasus is a Greek mythological creature. 8 :
Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. Melville) (Roman epic C1st B.C. "Pegasos winged high threw down to earth his lord Bellerophon, who thought to reach the abodes of heaven, and share the company of Zeus. Push Play --- & Wait for it, Wait for it . 9 (trans. : Lib. Ahhh, to thunder across the lands, to fly among the clouds, soaring over the oceans reaching lands that have yet to be explored, yet to be discovered, this is the power of freedom the Pegasus reveals to us. 142 ff (trans. Mair) (Greek astronomical poem C3rd B.C.) Aratus, Phaenomena 206 ff (trans.
449 ff (trans.Boyle) (Roman poetry C1st B.C.
to C1st A.D.) :
", Hesiod, Catalogues of Women Fragment 7 (trans.
Hesiod, Theogony 280 ff (trans. But the horse [Pegasos] is said to have flown up and to have been put among the constellations by Jove [Zeus].
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to C1st A.D.) :
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[1.1] POSEIDON & MEDOUSA (Hesiod Theogony 278, Apollodorus 2.32 & 2.42, Hyginus Fabulae 151 & Astronomica 2.18, Ovid Metamorphoses 4.781 & 6.119) As it glided above the clouds and beneath the stars, the sky was its earth and wings were its feet. 449 ff (trans.Boyle) (Roman poetry C1st B.C.
And the same horse, it is said, caused Hippu-krene (Horse Fountain) to spring up on Helikon when he struck with his hoof the rock that lay below that mountain. ii. Pegasus ponies were introduced shortly after Earth ponies in the original My Little Pony toy line.
Jones) (Greek geographer C1st B.C.
: Nonnus, Dionysiaca 37. Pegasus totem brings the magic of: time travel, suspension of time. ‘Sleep not, Aiolid king,’ said she, ‘but take this charm of steeds, and offer the Horse-Tamer [Poseidon], your sire, a snow-white bull, and show to him this bridle.’