Wind Deities

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Notos - Minor Winds
... Four lesser wind deities appear in a few ancient sources, such as at the Tower of the Winds in Athens ... were the Anemoi Thuellai (Άνεμοι θύελλαι Greek "Tempest-Winds"), wicked and violent daemons (spirits) created by the monster Typhon, and male counterparts to the harpies, who were also called ... These were the winds held in Aeolus's stables the other four, "heavenly" Anemoi were not kept locked up ...

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