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Old 29-04-2015, 01:15 AM   #54
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Riding the flying horse Pegasus..
Bellerophon ( Βελλεροφῶν) or Bellerophontes (Βελλεροφόντης) is a hero of Greek mythology.. He was "the greatest hero and slayer of monsters, alongside Cadmus and Perseus, before the days of Heracles", whose greatest feat was killing the Chimera, a monster that Homer depicted with a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail: "her breath came out in terrible blasts of burning flame".. He was the son of the mortal Eurynome by either her husband Glaucus, or Poseidon...As Bellerophon's fame grew, so did his hubris.. Bellerophon felt that because of his victory over the Chimera, and because he thought he was a god he deserved to fly to Mount Olympus, the realm of the gods.. However, this presumption angered Zeus and he sent a gadfly to sting the horse causing Bellerophon to fall all the way back to Earth.. Pegasus completed the flight to Olympus where Zeus used him as a pack horse for his thunderbolts..Operation Pegasus (1968), the First Air Cavalry Division's relief of the besieged Marine Corps garrison at Khe Sanh during the Vietnam War...

Battle of Khe Sanh" Department of Defense..

Enough fragments of Euripides' lost tragedy Bellerophontes remain embedded as some thirty quotations in surviving texts to give scholars a basis for assessing its theme: the tragic outcome of his attempt to storm Olympus on Pegasus..The first planet discovered orbiting a Sun-like star, 51 Pegasi b, has been unofficially nicknamed 'Bellerophon'..It is the prototype for a class of planets called hot Jupiters..Bellerophon is a computer program used by geneticists and molecular biologists to detect invalid "chimera" genetic sequences..Bellerophon was also the name of four or more Royal Navy warships, the first of which fought many naval battles against Napoleon..The USS Bellerophon (ARL-31) was one of 41 Achelous-class landing craft repair ships built for the United States Navy during World War II..Bellerophon Taming Pegasus is an outdoor sculpture depicting Bellerophon and Pegasus by Jacques Lipchitz, located on the Columbia University campus in Manhattan, New York.. Installed above the west entrance of Jerome Greene Hall on Revson Plaza, the 23-ton sculpture measures approximately 30 feet (9.1 m) by 28 feet (8.5 m), making it one of the largest in the city. It was commissioned in 1966 and was dedicated on November 28, 1977...'s something out there waiting for us..Same kind of moon same kind of jungle.. Real number 10 remember... Whole platoon, 32 men chopped into meat...

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