In Greek mythology, the winged horse that sprang from the blood of the Gorgon Medusa. He was transformed into a constellation.
Hippocrene, the spring of the Muses on Mount Helicon, is said to have sprung from a blow of his hoof.
Immortal winged horse that sprang from the blood of the slain Medusa; was tamed by Bellerophon with the help of a bridle given him by Athena; as the flying horse of the Muses it is a sign of high-flying imagination.
Krilati konj koji je postao od krvi Meduze kad joj je Persej otsekao glavu; od udara njegovog kopita postao je izvor Hipokrena, čija je voda nadahnjivala pesnike; u novije vreme: konj, muza; fig. pesničko nadahnuće. uzjahati Pegaza, posvetiti se pesništvu, pisati pesme.
A constellation in the northern hemisphere near Andromeda and Pisces.
In astronomy, a constellation of the northern hemisphere, near Cygnus, and represented as the winged horse of Greek mythology.
It is the seventh-largest constellation in the sky, and its main feature is a square outlined by four stars, one of which (Alpherat) is actually part of the adjoining constellation Andromeda. Diagonally across is Markab (or Alpha Pegasi), about 100 light-years distant.
Sazvežđe na Severnom nebu sa dve promenljive zvezde druge, 4 treće, 8 zvezda četvrte veličine i sa mnogobrojnim slabijim zvezdama kojee se mogu videti i golim okom.