What happens in Aeolus in The Odyssey?


What happens in Aeolus in The Odyssey?


Aeolia is an island and ruled by Aeolus, the god of winds. Odysseus and his men visit Aeolia during their journey home from Troy. Aeolus is impressed by the misfortunes that have befallen Odysseus.

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In the Odyssey, Aeolus is the king of an island called Aeolia. Aeolus is also a god. He is the keeper of winds. Aeolus listened to Odysseus' tale of...

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The Greek God Aeolus: Mythology, Overview


Chapter 4 / Lesson 32

In this lesson, we will explore the Greek god Aeolus. Keeper of the wind and resident of the island Aeolia, the god's largest role in Greek literature or myth is in attempting to aid Odysseus home in Homer's Odyssey.

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