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24 Facts About Pegasus
Transcript of 24 Facts About Pegasus
24 Facts About Pegasus
The legend was created in Ancient Greece of a winged horse.
His wings are his identifying symbol.
Pegasus was born from the blood of Medusa.
Pegasus kicked mountain Helicon to stop it from growing bigger.
When Pegasus kicked the mountain it created a spring called Hippocrene Corinth.
Sometimes spelled ‘Pegasos’ which may mean it’s name has non-Greek origins indicated by the ‘-os’ ending, which is pre-Greek.
Pegasus is sometimes called ‘The Thundering Horse of Jove’.
The Thundering Horse of Jove is another name for Zeus.
Pegasus is thought to carry Zeus’ thunderbolts through the sky.
Pegasus is the best-known winged horse in mythology.
The image of the flying horse is well-known in the United States.
Pegasus is a logo for Mobil Oil, which is now ExxonMobil.
Pegasus was the result of the ill fated mating of Medusa and Poseidon.
Pegasus was tamed by Bellerophon.
When Bellerophon attempted to fly Pegasus to Mount Olympus he was dismounted by Zeus.
Pegasus continued on and made it to Mount Olympus.
Pegasus was represented as a goodhearted, gentle creature, somewhat naive but always eager to help.
For service and loyalty, Zeus honored him with a immortality turning Pegasus into a constellation for the rest of his life.
Pegasus is the largest constellation.
Pegasus constellation lies in the northern hemisphere.
There is a hotel called JamaicaPegasus.
Pegasus is one of the best known creatures in mythology.
Pegasus is pure white in colour.
Pegasus is a boy.