PEGASUSAlso known as PEGASOS
The sturdy winged steed of the Gods
Forget Champion the Wonder Horse, Black Beauty or Roy Roger's Trigger — PEGASUS is the real horse hero. The wings help.
Thereupon ZEUS blew up the horse's nostrils, gave him a sugar lump dipped in Ambrosia and tamed him for pulling the best chariot when the King of the Gods wanted to do sky wheelies.
Pegasus Fun Factoid: SF maestro Robert Heinlein once cast doubt upon the veracity of those famous wings, claiming that Pegasus's wingspan ratio was all wrong. Apparently only a flying horse the size of a small dog is permitted by the laws of physics. Which can only mean one thing — ancient Greek Mythology was populated entirely by midgets.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Male
Type : Fabulous Creature
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : PEGASOS
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