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
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
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Xanthus Relationships

Father: Zephyrus

Common questions about Xanthus

Who is the father of Xanthus?

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

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