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Griffen Horse

(The) belonged to Atlantes, the magician, but was made use of by Rogero, Astolpho, and others. If flew through the air at the bidding of the rider, and landed him where he listed. (Ariosto: Orlando Furioso)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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