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Pegasus Photos

A Traumatic Birth
You never really get over it when your Mom's head has to be cut off in order for you to be born. [The Birth of Pegasus and Chrysaor by Edward Burne-Jones, 1876-1885]

Boo on Chimeras
Pegasus has a lot of sympathy for other composite creatures, but the Chimera had to go. [Bellerophon, Pegasus, and Chimera by Peter Paul Rubens, 1635]

On the Floor?!
A formal complaint was lodged by Pegasus, who didn't approve of people walking on a picture of his and Bellerophon's finest moment. [Pebble mosaic depicting Bellerophon killing Chimera, Rhodes archaeological museum]

Rough Rider
Sometimes Bellerophon got a little wild. [Pegasus by Walter Crane, end of the 19th century]

Poor Bellerophon
Pegasus knew it was a bad idea to fly to Olympus, but Bellerophon was determined. [Illustration from Myths Every Child Should Know, 1914]

Party on Parnassus
Hanging with the Muses and friends on Mt. Parnassus is never dull. [Mars and Venus by Andrea Mantegna, 1496-1497]

Searching for the Truth
The jury is out on whether or not Pegasus ever really hung out with Perseus. [Perseus and Andromeda by Peter Paul Reubens, 1620-1621]

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