GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

XANTHUS

Greek fabulous creature

Also known as XANTHOS

One of Zephyrus's wild west wind horses

One of the amazingly immortal horses fathered by ZEPHYRUS, the West Wind. The other was BALIUS.

The two horses had a very eventful life, being given to Peleus as a wedding present by POSEIDON and then used by ACHILLES as chariot bearers in battle.

XANTHUS FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : XANTHUS
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Male
Type : fabulous creature
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : XANTHOS
Popularity index : 24638

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Article last updated on 31 December 2012 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "XANTHUS: fabulous creature from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 31 Dec. 2012. Web. 28 July 2014.

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