Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece


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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Xanthos

Gender: Male
Type: fabulous creature
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 7469

Xanthus Relationships

Father: Zephyrus

Common questions about Xanthus

Who is the father of Xanthus?

Copy this link to share with anyone:

Share this page on social media:

Link to this page:

HTML: To link to this page, just copy and paste the link below into your blog, web page or email.

BBCODE: To link to this page in a forum post or comment box, just copy and paste the link code below:

Cite this article

Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.

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

References: Coming soon.

Permissions page

Oh woe. Javascript is switched off in your browser.
Some bits of this website may not work unless you switch it on.