- the ruler of the winds.
- the eponymous founder of the Aeolian nation.
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Examples from the Web for aeolus
Straight to the island of Aeolus they were driven once more.Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew
Josephine Preston Peabody
They were the Aeolus and Prudente frigates with the long-expected convoy for England.Hurricane Hurry
The residence of Aeolus was at Strongyle, now called Strombolo.1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described
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A pox on that wind-broker Aeolus, with his fluster-blusters.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.
Aeolus was the god of the Winds, which he kept fastened up in a bag.La Lgende des Sicles
- the god of the winds
- the founding king of the Aeolians in Thessaly
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