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Ζέφυρος). The personification of the west wind, described by Hesiod as a son of Astraeus and Eos. Zephyrus and Boreas are frequently mentioned together by Homer, and both

Zephyrus. (From the Tower of the Winds at Athens.)

dwelt together in a palace in Thrace. By the Harpy Podargé, Zephyrus became the father of the horses Xanthus and Balius, which belonged to Achilles ( Il. xvi. 150); but he was married to Chloris, whom he had carried off by force, and by whom he had a son, Carpus.

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