and son of king Glaucus of Corinth. Bellerophon had sought protection with
the king of Argos, Proetus, and his wife Antea or Stheneboea.
Instead, he sent the hero away to kill the fire-breathing monster Chimera, which Bellerophon did. He also defeated the Amazons and the Solymi, and with the help of Athena he managed to tame Pegasus. and Iobates gave him his daughter as prize.
Bellerophon finally met his destiny trying to ride Pegasus to Mount Olympus. The horse threw him off and he ended his days gloomily wandering the earth.