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Pegasus is one of the most famous creatures in Greek mythology. He is a winged god horse, usually depicted as pure white. He was hired as a horse God by Poseidon and fascinated by Gorgon Medusa. He is the brother of crysaor, whose mother was born as a singleton when she was beheaded by Perseus. The Greek and Roman poets narrated his ascent to heaven after his birth and his obedience to Zeus, the king of gods, who instructed him to bring lightning and thunder from Olympus. As a friend of Muse, Pegasus is the creator of the hippogranic River, which is the fountain on the mountain. Helicon。 With the help of Athena and Poseidon, he was captured near the fountain peirene by the Greek hero Bellerophon. The Pegasus allowed the hero to ride him to defeat a monster, chimera, before realizing many other feats. But his rider fell and tried to reach Olympus. Zeus transformed him into Pegasus and placed him in the sky.

Hypotheses about the relationship with muses, Athena, Poseidon, Zeus, Apollo, and Perseus were put forward.

The symbol of Pegasus changes over time. He is the symbol of wisdom, especially the symbol of fame from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. He became the symbol of poetry and the creator of the poet, especially in the 19th century, the poet drew inspiration from it. Pegasus is a very rich portrait theme, especially through ancient Greek pottery, Renaissance painting and sculpture.

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