Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

OREITHYIA

Greek Wind Goddess

Also known as Oreithuia, Orithyea, Orithyia

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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Oreithuia, Orithyea, Orithyia

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Wind
Area of expertise: Wind

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1546


Oreithyia Relationships

Consort: Boreas
Children: Boreads, Chione

Common questions about Oreithyia

Who is the consort of Oreithyia?

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

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