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1

Why does Bellerophon leave Corinth

He accidentally kills his brother

2

Proetus

King of Tiryns

3

Sthenoboea

wife of Proetus
Accuses Bellerophon of trying to seduce her when he rejects her advances

4

Iobates

Father of Sthenoboea and King of Lycia
Proetus sends Bellerophon to him with a letter asking him to kill Bellerophon

5

Pegasus

Given to Bellerophon by Poseidon

6

What does Athena give Bellerophon to help him tame Pegasus

Magic bridle

7

What are the three dangerous expeditions that Bellerophon is sent in by Iobates?

Fight the chimera
Fight the Solymi
Slew the amazons

8

What happens when Bellerophon returns from his expeditions?

Iobates sets up an ambush, but Bellerophon slays them all. Iobates believes Bellerophon is of divine descent and gives him his daughter and half the kingdom

9

How does Bellerophon die?

He tries to ride Pegasus to Olympus, but he is thrown off and falls to his death

10

Bellerophon

Grandson of Sisyphus
Important hero from Corinth