Jason and the Argonauts) to carry the unfortunate children away to safety in Asia Minor.
As the winged ram was carrying the children across the Dardanelles, it encountered unexpected clear-air turbulence, with the result that Helle fell to her death in the Dardanelles.
From that day onwards, the Greeks have called the Dardanelles the sea of Helle -“Ellispontos” in Greek and “Hellespont” in English.
Our founder’s name was Phrixos, and he had a sister called Helle. As it happens, she too died at a young age.