chariot

General - A two-wheeled vehicle for personal. Transport, usually horse-drawn, appearing in many mythologies as the transport of the gods. In Greek and Roman stories, chariots of the gods were drawn by various animals and birds.
  • Aides-horses.
  • Amphitrite-dolphins.
  • Aphrodite-doves, sparrows or swans.
  • Apollo-horses.
  • Ares-horses or wolves.
  • Artemis-deer.
  • Athene-owls.
  • Bacchus (see below Dionysus).
  • Ceres-serpents.
  • Cronus-elephants.
  • Cybele-lions.
  • Demeter-serpents.
  • Dionysus-leopards, lynx or tigers.
  • Galatea-dolphins.
  • Helios-horses.
  • Hephaetus-dogs.
  • Hera-peacocks.
  • Hermes-lizards, rams or storks.
  • Jupiter (see below Zeus).
  • Luna-horses.
  • Medea-dragons.
  • Oceanus-whales.
  • Pan-goats.
  • Phoebus-horses.
  • Pluto-horses.
  • Poseidon-dolphins or sea horses.
  • Venus (see Aphrodite above)
  • Zeus-eagles
  • In Norse myths, Frey's chariot was drawn by boars, Freya's by cocks, that of Thor by goats. In some references, identified as chariot.

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