Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

AEOLUS

Greek South Wind God

Also known as Aeolos, Aiolos

Picture of the Greek South Wind God Aeolus from our Greek mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

God of the South Winds

The son of Poseidon, he stores his winds in goatskin bottles. Used with care they are beneficial but popping corks with abandon brings on tempests.

Sisyphus claimed Aeolus was his dad, but you know what a shifty character he was, so don’t let him cloud your judgment.

Aeolus Facts and Figures

Name: Aeolus
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Aeolos, Aiolos

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the South Wind
Area of expertise: South Wind

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1561

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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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