because she was seduced by the sea god poseidon in the temple consecrated to athena, athena transformed her into a monster. pegasus wallpapers free. she had hair of serpents and anyone who looked at her face was turned into stone. after his birth, pegasus lived on the mount helicon. one day, an ancient greek hero whose name was bellerophon believed that he could fly with pegasus to olympus, where the gods lived. to prevent him from doing that, zeus sent a horsefly to bite pegasus. bellerophon lost control of his horse and fell back to earth. pegasus continued to fly alone and reached olympus, where zeus received him. pegasus wallpapers free. since then, he transports thunderbolts for zeus, who placed his figure in the night sky in the constellation of the winged horse. pegasus was a flying horse in greek mythology, usually depicted as white coloured.
his father was poseidon and his mother was the gorgon medusa; he was born along with his brother chrysaor when medusa was decapitated by perseus. pegasus wallpapers free. was captured and tamed by the greek hero bellerophon and helped him in his fights against the chimera and the amazons. later, bellerophon continued riding pegasus on their way to mount olympus, but zeus dismounted him on the way; pegasus continued on the journey and reached olympus. pegasus did not mind that he was born a horse. in fact, he rather liked it. pegasus' only problem was that people kept trying to kidnap him. after all, he was a horse that could fly. anyone could see the value of that. when people tried to kidnap him, the gods always got involved. so pegasus was safe, but lonely. he couldn't live with his father under the sea. he did not want to live with his mother. he was not fond of snakes. pegasus wallpapers free. in fact, he was not fond of his mother. the other horses shied away from him. they knew he was different. he belonged nowhere. pegasus kept himself busy by saving others. there are many stories of pegasus carrying wounded greek soldiers safely from battle.