The unicorn became a religious symbol in the art of the Middle Ages.
The original tale was that a beautiful maiden representing the Virgin
Mary managed to trap a unicorn, whereupon the unicorn became tame and
lay its head in her lap. The magical powers of unicorns are also
legendary. Unicorn horns are said to be harder than diamonds and to be
able to neutralize poisons. Unicorn tears can heal both physical
wounds and sorrows of the heart. A person with the
ability to see a unicorn may have a wish granted as a reward.
They say that to dream of Pegasus, means a calling to create your
expressions of beauty through whatever creative means you desire. It has
also become a symbol of immortality and the protector of the spirit,
the guardian of the soul. In mythology, Pegasus was an immortal, winged horse who sprang forth
from the neck of Medussa when she was beheaded by the hero Perseus.
Pegasus was said to be tamed by Bellerophon who rode him into battle
against fire-breathing Khimaira. The hero attempted to fly to the
heavens, but the horse buckedand threw him
back to earth. The horse then winged it’s way to the heavens to be in