Unformatted text preview: .." Time flies by, finally the child that had kept Bellerophon's company had seen the Pegasus from the fountain's reflection. Bellerophon manages to ride the Pegasus and it reacts horribly. Pegasus flies and kicks its hooves to throw Bellerophon off for its freedom. Finally, Bellerophon manages to get the Pegasus to love him and fly back to Lydia and defeat the Chimera. COMMENTARY I give kudos to Bellerophon's persistence for the search of Pegasus. However, I do feel like the country man is most correct. Even if Bellerophon manages to obtain the Pegasus, why would he want a horse with wings? The Pegasus would most likely fly away from its stable or be able to drag the plow well. I was actually really shocked Bellerophon managed to find the Pegasus and befriended the mystical creature. In the beginning of the story I did not understand why the Pegasus was so important for Bellerophon to find, but I finally understood, Bellerophon just wanted to be a kind noble and save Lydia from the poisonous Chimera...
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- Spring '10
- Greek Mythology, 2006 albums, Pegasus, Bellerophon, Chimera