Hippocrenus , other name Ippokrena ( dr. Greek Ἵππου κρήνης - horse source)  - a sacred spring  on the top of Helikon in Boeotia, according to legend, having beaten the winged horse of Pegasus with a hoof. For muses, he was a source of inspiration.
|Greek Ἵππου κρήνης|
The tridents also had a source of Hippocrenus, which appeared where Pegasus hit with a hoof. Orestes were purified with water from this source  .
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