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.
For Antea, wife of Proetus, lusted after him, and would have had him lie with her in secret; but Bellerophon was an honourable man and would not, so she told lies about him to Proteus.
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.
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.
The event will take place at the Catrin Finch Centre from 10am, where Warm Wales, Bellerophon
, Comtek CEO Askar Sheibani and Wales' Finance Minister Jane Hutt will also be in attendance.
1815: Napoleon surrendered to Captain Maitland on the ship Bellerophon
The logs of HMS Bellerophon
- one of the warships at Trafalgar - helpfully records the height, nationality and even skin colour of every man on board.
There is evidence that Tlos was a member of the Lycian Federation from the 2nd century BC and the mythical Bellerophon
and his horse Pegasus are said to have settled here.
e) Donald O'Connor (Francis was a talking mule in movies); (f) Perseus and Bellerophon
in mythology (the winged horse also became the First Airborne Division's insignia); (g) an anonymous Australian hero of Gallipoli (the "Man with the Donkey" rescued many ANZACs under heavy fire); (h) an unknown trooper of the 7th Cavalry (the horse was the only survivor of Little Big Horn.
Entry is free and special visitors should include Duke Of Gloucester, last of the big Pacifics (4-6-2) when built in 1954; Furnace No 20, the oldest steam loco still working; and Bellerophon
(above), built in 1874.