Hippalektryon

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  • Greek Greek (culture)
  • Flying Flying (attribute)
  • Mount Mount (attribute)
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A creature that has appeared on the vases of the ancient Greeks. It has rarely been mentioned in archaic texts. The Hippalektryon has the foreparts of a horse with the wings, tail and legs of a rooster. The creature is depicted as having a person mounting it. The name translates as ‘Cock-Horse’.

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