Study Guide

Pegasus Sightings

Sightings

Jan 1, 1970 - Dec 20, 0699

Theogony by Hesiod

Pegasus's super-gross birth from headless Medusa gets a mention in Hesiod's ancient text.

Jan 1, 1970 - Jan 1, 1970

The Library by Pseudo-Apollodorus

The grossest birth of all time gets another shout-out a handful of centuries after Hesiod tried his hand at it.

Dec 20, 2019

The Metamorphoses by Ovid

Hmmm. It seems like ancient writers were totally into Pegasus's disgusting birth—here it is again in Ovid's masterpiece.

Dec 20, 2019

Fantasia

Not only does Disney give us a Mama Pegasus and a Papa Pegasus, we also get a ton of little baby Pegasuses—the cute factor is pushed to the max in Fantasia.

Dec 20, 1990

Pegasus, the Flying Horse

Get up close and personal with this animated version of the life of Pegasus.

Dec 20, 1981

Clash of the Titans

Perseus takes over Bellerophon's job and tames Pegasus in this monster-crammed movie.

Dec 20, 1986 - Dec 20, 1989

Saint Seiya

Man, do these guys know how to animate a winged horse.

Dec 20, 2019

God of War II

Pegasus has flaming wings in this video game—it may not be mythologically accurate, but it's definitely awesome.

Dec 20, 2019

Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus

Everybody's favorite doll flutters around Cloud Kingdom on the back of a winged horse in this 3-D extravaganza. You know you want it.

Dec 20, 2019

Clash of the Titans

Pegasus returns to Hollywood in all his new-fangled CGI glory.

Dec 20, 2019

Wrath of the Titans

Get ready for more highflying Pegasus action in this sequel to Clash of the Titans.

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