It’s claimed she is the mother of ACHILLES’s immortal steeds Balius (Balios) and Xanthus (Xanthos) by ZEPHYRUS, but some sources claim it was really her sister CELAENO.
We have a tiny suspicion that there may be a fourth Harpy floating about. Both AELLO and CELAENO are referred to as ‘Podarge’ (meaning Swift-Footed) — and Podarge is the one ZEPHYRUS fancied. Is she the fourth Harpy? Will the real Podarge stand up please?
Article last updated on 12 February 2004
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "AELLO: Demonness from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 12 Feb. 2004. Web. 2 September 2014.