Centaur in action (from the Parthenon, south metopes). The Greek Temple: Architectural terms. Plan of the Parthenon. Inside the Parthenon. On Athena’s shield: outside: Amazonomachy inside: Gigantomachy On Athena’s sandals: Centauromachy.
Ixion is made to mate with Nephele (“cloud”); i.e., he is made to unite with an illusion, something not really there, not real.
Ixion - Nephele
Centaurus (not a horse) - Mares
Nephele - Ixion - Dia - Zeus
(king of the Lapiths)