Pegasus The Flying Horse And Bellerophon

Posted by Roses on January 6, 2010

Pegasus

pegasusPegasus has always fascinated me. Pegasus is seen in lots of art work and used in many poems. He is one of the most famous myths in Greek Mythology. Read the history of Pegasus and enjoy it as much I have enjoyed writing this piece.

Pegasus is from Greek Mythology and belonged to Bellerophon. This beautiful wing horse was born from the blood that was spilled from the Queen of the Gorgons Medusa. She and Poseidon the God of all waters mated and she was already pregnant by him when Perseus cut here head clean off her shoulders.

Pegasus also had a brother that sprung from the blood of Medusa. He was called Chrysaor and was described as a winged Boar. Both creatures were born fully grown from the blood of Medusa.

Bellerophon tamed this beast by using the magic bridle that was given to him by Athena.

Bellerophon

Bellerophon was a Korinthian Hero. Bellerophon rode Pegasus into battle against the Khimaira which was a fire breather. This was a creature that had the …

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God Poseidon Of the Sea’s

Posted by Roses on November 29, 2009

Poseidon is the god of all waters, fresh and salt as well as of the horses and earth quakes too, and is a brother to the great Zeus and to Hades. he is the son of the Great Cronus and Rheia. Poseidon was older then Zeus as well.poseidon140

After their father Cronus was over thrown Zeus, Hades, and Poseidon divvied up what would be ruled by them. Zeus got the sky’s, Hades got to be the ruler of the under world and he got this his watery domain.

His weapon was what is called the Trident which many has said that the pitch fork that is link with the Devil when held upside down resembles Poseidon’s weapon the Trident.

So even parts of Poseidon is linked to the bible

Poseidon was the the second supreme God of Mount Olympus but he would always prefer to stay in his water kingdom.

When sailors would go on a voyage they would rely on Poseidon to keep them safe and secure they would some times make sacrifices of …

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