The spirit of revolution, the spirit of insurrection, is a spirit radically opposed to liberty. — Francois Guizot

Bellerophon

~ 2000 BC
Civilization: Greek — 
   Field of Renown:  hero — Demigod
Era:  Heroic

Hero who rode on the winged horse Pegasus and slew the Gorgon

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Chimaera in  A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys  by  Nathaniel Hawthorne


Image Links


Bellerophon on Pegasus
 in A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

Pegasus had been seen near the Fountain of Pirene.
 in A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

If it had not been for the little boy's unwavering faith, Bellerphon would have given up all hope.
 in A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

As it came within arm's-length, Bellerphon made a cut at the monster.
 in A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

Bellerophon at the Fountain
 in A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

Bellerophon slays the Chimera
 in A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

The Horse with Wings
 in Stories of the Ancient Greeks