The Greek God Aeolus: Mythology, Overview Video


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Aeolus is the keeper of the four winds. Where are they kept?

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1. What other name, meaning horse-reiner, is often given to Aeolus?

2. Aeolus attempted to aid Odysseus by giving him the four winds in an ox-skin bag and telling him how to properly use them. What foiled the plan?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Aeolus was the keeper of the winds in Greek mythology, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of him. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the mythology and cultural significance of Aeolus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of the following:

  • Location of the four winds
  • Another name for Aeolus
  • Depictions of Aeolus in art

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Western civilization lesson
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to identify another name for Aeolus
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Aeolus' interactions with Odysseus

Additional Learning

To learn more about mythology, review the accompanying lesson titled The Greek God Aeolus: Mythology, Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the mythology of Aeolus
  • Identify the Anemoi Theullai
  • Know the interactions between Aeolus and Odysseus