Arion

Greek - A winged horse with the gift of speech and with human feet. This animal was fathered by Poseidon, in the form of a stallion, on Demeter in the form of a mare. It drew Poseidon's chariot. Other versions say the parents were Poseidon and Erinys or Gaea or a harpy. When Poseidon loaned his chariot to Pelops, the horse passed to his son Copreus and later to Adrastus and Heracles. Occasionally referred to as Arion, Areon, Areon, Arion, Arion, flying horse, flying horse, Hippogriff or Pegasus.
Greek - Son of Cycleus or Poseidon by Oneaea. Arion was a champion lyre player who won a music contest in Sicily. When the crew of the ship taking him back to Corinth tried to rob him, he jumped overboard and was carried home on the back of a dolphin. Arion and his lyre were placed in the heavens by Apollo. Occasionally referred to as Arion, Areon, Areon, Arion, Arion, flying horse, flying horse, Hippogriff or Pegasus.

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