Bellerophon


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Bel·ler·o·phon

 (bə-lĕr′ə-fən, -fŏn′)
n. Greek Mythology
The Corinthian hero who, with the aid of the winged horse Pegasus, slew the Chimera.

Bellerophon

(bəˈlɛrəˌfɒn)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a hero of Corinth who performed many deeds with the help of the winged horse Pegasus, notably the killing of the monster Chimera

Bel•ler•o•phon

(bəˈlɛr əˌfɒn)

also Bel•ler•o•phon•tes

(bəˌlɛr əˈfɒn tiz)

n.
a hero of Greek myth who, mounted on Pegasus, killed the Chimera.
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Noun1.Bellerophon - (Greek mythology) a mythical hero of Corinth who performed miracles on the winged horse Pegasus (especially killing the monster Chimera)Bellerophon - (Greek mythology) a mythical hero of Corinth who performed miracles on the winged horse Pegasus (especially killing the monster Chimera)
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He was the son of Aeolus, and had a son named Glaucus, who was father to Bellerophon, whom heaven endowed with the most surpassing comeliness and beauty.
When he had received the wicked letter he first commanded Bellerophon to kill that savage monster, the Chimaera, who was not a human being, but a goddess, for she had the head of a lion and the tail of a serpent, while her body was that of a goat, and she breathed forth flames of fire; but Bellerophon slew her, for he was guided by signs from heaven.
"The king's daughter bore Bellerophon three children, Isander, Hippolochus, and Laodameia.
Great Oeneus once entertained Bellerophon for twenty days, and the two exchanged presents.
"His name," said the Distressed One, "is not the same as Bellerophon's horse that was called Pegasus, or Alexander the Great's, called Bucephalus, or Orlando Furioso's, the name of which was Brigliador, nor yet Bayard, the horse of Reinaldos of Montalvan, nor Frontino like Ruggiero's, nor Bootes or Peritoa, as they say the horses of the sun were called, nor is he called Orelia, like the horse on which the unfortunate Rodrigo, the last king of the Goths, rode to the battle where he lost his life and his kingdom."
The only tears she had so far shed in life were drawn from her by the twofold news of Napoleon's captivity on the "Bellerophon," and Labedoyere's arrest.
Her did Pegasus and noble Bellerophon slay; but Echidna was subject in love to Orthus and brought forth the deadly Sphinx which destroyed the Cadmeans, and the Nemean lion, which Hera, the good wife of Zeus, brought up and made to haunt the hills of Nemea, a plague to men.
Up led by thee Into the Heav'n of Heav'ns I have presum'd, An Earthlie Guest, and drawn Empyreal Aire, Thy tempring; with like safetie guided down Return me to my Native Element: Least from this flying Steed unrein'd, (as once BELLEROPHON, though from a lower Clime) Dismounted, on th' ALEIAN Field I fall Erroneous, there to wander and forlorne.
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| 1815: Napoleon surrendered to Captain Maitland of the ship Bellerophon at Rochefort.
1815: Napoleon (above) surrendered to Captain Maitland of the ship Bellerophon at Rochefort.