18 ff (trans. Evelyn-White) (Greek epic C8th or 7th B.C.) Zeus was called the father of both gods and men. 291 ff (trans. Lattimore) (Greek epic C8th B.C.) p. 140, &c.) Black lambs were offered as sacrifices to the destructive winds, and white ones to favourable or good winds. . Early poets, such as Homer and Hesiod, drew a clear distinction between the four, relatively benign, seasonal Winds (Anemoi) and the destructive Storm-Winds (Anemoi Thuellai). It is Notus, and Zephyrus, and Sithonian Aquilo [Boreas], over whom he rules, and over thy pinions, wanton Eurus. The god-of-wind and son-of-Poseidon Aeoluses are often confused by writers. Gerber, Vol. § 1.) (Hirt, Mythol. Boreas (the North Wind) and Zephyros (the West) were the two most commonly personified. 205 ff (trans. 2 (trans. Way) (Greek epic C4th A.D.) : : Aelian, On Animals 7. [1.2] EOS (Quintus Smyrnaeus 2.549) Then did Hippotades [Aiolos] drive against the mighty door with a whirling blast. Zeus, god of storms, was sometimes described as driving a chariot drawn by the four horse-shaped winds.
"Hesiod said that they [the Seirenes (Sirens)] charmed even the Anemoi (Winds). Presumably the yoked Winds are in the shape of horses. ", Ovid, Metamorphoses 7. : Musaeus, Hero and Leander 135 ff (trans. Boreas (Greek: Βορέας, Boréas) was the god of the north wind and bringer of cold winter air.He was married to the Athenian princess Orithyia, with whom he had two sons, Zethes and Calaïs, and one daughter, Khione, the goddess of snow.His Roman equivalent is Aquilo.. Zephyrus. . . The son of Poseidon, when not conflated with the god of wind, is sometimes treated as a grandfather of Aeolus, the god of wind, and also as the founder of Lipara in the Lipari Islands.
The first men who gave names [to the gods] were no ordinary persons, but high thinkers and great talkers .
If he gazed towards the stormy clime of the Arkadian (Arcadian) Bear [the North], he was beaten by the chilly frost of wintry whirlwinds.
6 (trans. Aeolus is the name of a few different characters in Greek mythology, but the one most commonly associated with the name is the god of winds.
His name clearly comes from that of the sky god Dyaus of the ancient Hindu Rigveda. Zeus is often depicted as an older man with a beard and is represented by symbols such as the lightning bolt and the eagle. .
392 & 524 ff (trans. Psyche. .
You can easily improve your search … ], Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. . The Winds were portrayed as either man-shaped, winged gods who lived together in a cavern on Mount Haimos (Haemus) in Thrake (Thrace), or as horse-shaped divinities stabled by Aiolos (Aeolus) Hippotades, "the Reiner of Horses", on the island of Aiolia and set out to graze on the shores of the earth-encircling River Okeanos (Oceanus). "He [Aiolos (Aeolus)] gave me a bag made from the hide of a full-grown ox of his, and in the bag he had penned up every Anemos (Wind) that blows whatever its course might be; because Kronion (Cronion) [Zeus] had made him warden of all the Anemoi (Winds), to bid each of them rise or fall at his own pleasure. Not yet could any read the sky and use the stars with which the heavens are spangled; not yet could ships avoid the rainy Hyades . "In Titane there is also a sanctuary of Athena, into which they bring up the image of Koronis (Coronis) [mother of Asklepios (Asclepius)] . . 155 ff :
See also:-- . : Zeus breasting the tempests with his aegis-breastplate swooped down from the air on high, seated in Khronos's (Chronos', Time's) chariot with four winged steeds, for the horses that drew Kronion were the team of the Winds .
where the hero was burried].
the other eleven Olympians were his generals]. 192 ff (trans. "[At dawn] cold Argestes (the North-West Wind) will caress the topmost ears of corn. :
422 ff : Wailing their King in the Aetai's (Winds') track they sped . The huge tree-trunks groaned, writhing, bursting, in the heat, and dropped the dark-grey ash all round. 340 ff : viii. 27 (trans. . THE ANEMOI were the gods of the four winds--namely Boreas the North-Wind, Zephryos (Zephyrus) the West, Notos (Notus) the South, and Euros (Eurus) the East. ", Euenus, Fragment 7 (trans. Melville) (Roman epic C1st B.C. "When threatening Jove [Zeus] has loosed the reins of winds and tempests, and sends alternate hurricanes to afflict the world, opposing forces meet in heaven, now Auster's (the South Wind's) [Notos'] storms prevail, now Aquilo's (the North Wind's) [Boreas'], till in the conflict of the winds one conquers, be it Auster's overwhelming rains, or Aquilo's clear air. She spoke so, and went away, and they with immortal clamour rose up, and swept the clouds in confusion before them. § 9), and between Titane and Sicyon there was an altar of the winds, upon which a priest offered a sacrifice to the winds once in every year. Here the seasonal winds are clearly distinguished from the storm winds. In Greek mythology, the Anemoi, or the Winds, were the four sons of the dawn goddess, Eos, and the god of dusk, Astraeu. He also performs other secret rites [of Hekate (Hecate)] at four pits, taming the fierceness of the blasts [of the winds], and he is said to chant as well the charms of Medea. Mozley) (Roman epic C1st A.D.) : 27 (trans. 264, &c.; Philostr.
The Winds took their way back toward home again, crossing the Thracian water, and it boiled with a moaning swell as they crossed it.
The poets call the winds aêtas, ‘blasts.’ Perhaps the poet means to say 'air-flow' (aêtorroun), as he might say ‘wind-flow’ (pneumatorroun). Aeolus is the name of a few different characters in Greek mythology, but the one most commonly associated with the name is the god of winds.
: Vernal and grassy, and of murmuring sound, to ships delightful through the sea profound; for these, impelled by you with gentle force, pursue with prosperous fate their destined course. Mozley) (Roman poetry C1st A.D.) : Nonnus, Dionysiaca 13. When they had received the oracle, the Delphians first sent word of it to those Greeks who desired to be free; because of their dread of the barbarian, they were forever grateful. Featuring some of the most popular crossword puzzles, XWordSolver.com uses the knowledge of experts in history, anthropology, and science combined to provide you solutions when you cannot seem to guess the word. : Plato, Cratylus 400d & 410b (trans. Fairclough) (Roman bucolic C1st B.C.)
432 ff (trans. The master and ruler of all the winds is Aeolus, who resides in the island Aeolia (Virg. 12. . They sacrificed to Thetis after hearing from the Ionians the story that it was from this place that Peleus had carried her off and that all the headland of Sepia [in Euboia] belonged to her and to the other Nereides. ", Seneca, Phaedra 736 ff : "To Boreas (the North-Wind), Fumigation from Frankincense. Evelyn-White) (Greek epic C8th or 7th B.C.) Ran.
be with me now! 59 ff (trans.
27. "[The death of Glaukos (Glaucus) in the Trojan War :] Nor did the hapless Trojans leave unwept the warrior-king Hippolokhos' (Hippolochus') hero-son [Glaukos], but laid, in front of the Dardanian gate, upon the pyre that captain war-renowned. .’ The poet wishes to summon the Wind for a favourable voyage. the invading Persians]. Sokrates (Socrates) : Let us inquire what thought men had in giving them [the gods] their names . But why should you not tell of another kind of gods, such as sun, moon, stars, earth, ether, air, fire, water, the seasons, and the year? You are a pitiless element of nature and an enemy to mankind.’ When she heard this, Thalassa (the Sea) took on the shape of a woman and said in reply, ‘Do not spread such evil stories about me! And after these Erigenia (the Early-Born) [Eos] bare the star Eosphorus (Dawn-bringer) [i.e. : The storm lasted three days. ", Ovid, Heroides 11. 59 ff (trans. .
: Alcaeus, Fragment 319 (trans. And, soon as the flame has stolen into their craving marrow (chiefly in spring, for in spring the heart returns to their breasts), they all, with faced turned to Zephyrus (the West Wind), stand on a high cliff, and drink the gentle breezes. Fairclough) (Roman bucolic C1st B.C.) ", Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica 1.
56 ff (trans. Mated with the Winds they produced many swift, immortal horses. But Deo refused to drink, being tipsy with Persephone's trouble: parents of an only child ever tremble for their beloved children . Rouse) (Greek epic C5th A.D.) : Scholfield) (Greek natural history C2nd to 3rd A.D.) :
When they went home, they founded a sacred precinct of Boreas beside the Ilissos (Ilissus) river. "Zeus, at the utmost verge of earth, was ware of all: straight left he Okeanos' (Oceanus') stream, and to wide heaven ascended, charioted upon the Anemoi (Winds), Euros (Eurus, the East), Boreas (the North), Zephyros (Zephyrus, the West-wind), and Notos (Notus, the South) : for Iris rainbow-plumed led 'neath the yoke of his eternal ear that stormy team, the ear which Aion (Aeon, Time) the immortal framed for him of adamant with never-wearying hands." Jones) (Greek travelogue C2nd A.D.) :
so they left far behind that stricken field of blood, and fast they followed after those swift Aetai (Winds) with multitudinous moaning, veiled in mist unearthly. Grant) (Roman mythographer C2nd A.D.) : . LIPS The God of the South-West Wind is represented holding the stern of a ship. [Caught in the storm, the leader of the Kolkhian (Colchian) fleet cries out :] ‘Is she [the witch Medea] herself moving these Winds by magic spells against us, and with her dread tongue raising this towering? "And may the father [Aiolos (Aeolus)] whose Aeolian prison constrains the Winds, whom the various blasts obey, and every air that stirs on the world's seas, and storms and cloudy tempests, keep Boreas (the North Wind) and Notos (South Wind) and Eurus (the East Wind) in closer custody behind his wall of mountain; but may Zephyros (the West Wind) alone have the freedom of the sky, alone drive vessels onward and skim unceasingly o'er the crests of the billows, until he bring without a storm thy glad sail safe to the Paraetonian haven. 164 ff :
This Aeolus, from the story, was originally human, but in later classical writings he was treated as only a god. .
", Nonnus, Dionysiaca 41. : Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. (Paus. Anemoi & Aeolus King of the Winds (minions of Aeolus) From his exalted position atop Mount Olympus Zeus was thought to omnisciently observe the affairs of men, seeing everything, governing all, and rewarding good conduct and punishing evil. 1 (trans. . The farmer said, ‘O sea, it would have been better if no one had ever set sail on you! Now flew on bearing Eos' mighty son the rushing Aetai (Winds) skimming earth's face and palled about with night. . Boreas and Zephyrus.) Zeus fathered many children. Evelyn-White) (Greek epic C8th or 7th B.C.) But Rhea, his wife, saved the infant Zeus by substituting a stone wrapped in swaddling clothes for Cronus to swallow and hiding Zeus in a cave on Crete. 381 ff (trans. He also performs other secret rites [of Hekate (Hecate)] at four pits, taming the fierceness of the blasts [of the winds], and he is said to chant as well the charms of Medea. The evening and the shores that glow beside the setting sun are Zephyrus' (the West Wind's) abode. Zeus is the god of the sky in ancient Greek mythology. Mozley) (Roman epic C1st A.D.) : Nonnus, Dionysiaca 6. 9 (trans. . Boreas and Zephyrus, at the invitation of Iris, forthwith hastened across the Thracian sea into Asia, to cause the fire to blaze. I cannot say whether this was the cause of Boreas falling upon the barbarians as they lay at anchor, but the Athenians say that he had come to their aid before and that he was the agent this time. the planet Venus], and the gleaming stars with which heaven is crowned." 9 ff (trans. According to Hesiod (Theog. See also the entries for ZEPHYROS and BOREAS. . With speed he went, and Aiolos refused not: tempestuous Boreas (North-wind) in haste he summoned, and the wild blast of Zephyros (the West); and to Troy sped they on their whirlwind wings. the Boreades on the Argo] moves me not, only do thou quench these threats of mortal man, while still the shores of Thesally and as yet no other lands have seen their sails.’