GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

OREITHYIA

Greek Wind Goddess

Also known as OREITHUIA, ORITHYIA, ORITHYEA

Goddess of Mountain Winds

It’s freezing up there.

The wife of BOREAS, she was the daughter of Erichthonius, King of Athens, a mortal princess who found herself whisked away to join the Wind God in the mountains of Thrace. It took some getting used to, but eventually she settled down and produced cool CHIONE and the BOREADS.

OREITHYIA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : OREITHYIA
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Wind
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : OREITHUIA, ORITHYIA, ORITHYEA
Popularity index : 6312
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Article last updated on 14 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "OREITHYIA: Goddess of the Wind from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 14 Jan. 2014. Web. 29 August 2014.

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