Definition of Aeolus
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LNS
Aeolus, Aeolī
Aeolus
Αἴολος
noun (m., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. The god of the winds, son of Jupiter, and of Menalippa, ruler of the islands between Italy and Sicily, where he kept the winds shut up in caverns, and, at the bidding of Jupiter, let them loose or recalled them
  2. A king in Thessaly, son of Hellen and Doreis, grandson of Deucalion, father of Sisyphus
  3. Athamas
  4. Salmoneus
Abbreviations
Aeolus, i, m., = Αἴολος. The god of the winds, son of Jupiter (or Hippotas) and of Menalippa, ruler of the islands between Italy and Sicily, where he kept the winds shut up in caverns, and, at the bidding of Jupiter, let them loose or recalled them, Verg. A. 1, 52: Aeolon Hippotaden, cohibentem carcere ventos, Ov. M. 14, 224.

— A king in Thessaly, son of Hellen and Doreis, grandson of Deucalion, father of Sisyphus, Athamas, Salmoneus, etc., Serv. ad Verg. A. 6, 585.
 
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