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Pegasus

 

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Description

Pegasus is a winged white horse. Most often described as a large white stallion with wings, they have been a mainstay of fantasy art for generations.

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Origin

Pegasus sprang from the blood of the Gorgon Medusa when the hero Perseus beheaded her.

 

Role

Pegasus is the one that brings the thunder to Zeus.

 

Symbol

Pegasus' story became a favourite theme in Greek art and literature, and in late antiquity Pegasus' soaring flight was interpreted as an allegory of the soul's immortality; in modern times it has been regarded as a symbol of poetic inspiration.

 

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