Wind Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Wind

  1. Aeolian harp musical instrument activated by winds. [Gk. Myth.: Jobes, 40]
  2. Aeolus steward of winds; gives bag of winds to Odysseus. [Gk. Myth: Kravitz, 10; Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
  3. Afer (Africus) southwest wind. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 11]
  4. Apeliotes (Lips) east or southeast wind. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 27]
  5. Aquilo equivalent of Boreas, the Greek north wind. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 30]
  6. Argestes name of the east wind. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 32]
  7. Aura goddess of breezes. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 42]
  8. Auster the southwest wind. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 42]
  9. Boreas god of the north wind. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 49]
  10. Caicas the northeast wind. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 50]
  11. Corns god of the north or northwest wind. [Rom. Myth.: Jobes, 374]
  12. Eurus (Volturnus) the southeast wind. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 97, 238]
  13. Favonius ancient Roman personification of west wind. [Rom. Myth.: Howe, 103]
  14. Gentle Annis weather spirit; controls gales on Firth of Cromarty. [Scot. Folklore: Briggs, 185]
  15. gregale (Euroclydon) cold, northeast wind over the central Mediterranean. [Meteorology: EB, IV: 724; N.T.: Acts 27:14]
  16. Keewaydin the Northwest Wind, to whose regions Hiawatha ultimately departed. [Am. Lit.: Longfellow The Song of Hiawatha in Magill I, 905]
  17. Mudjekeewis Indian chief; held dominion over all winds. [Am. Lit.: “Hiawatha” in Benét, 466]
  18. Njord god of the north wind. [Norse Myth.: Wheeler, 260]
  19. Ruach isle of winds. [Fr. Lit.: Pantagruel]
  20. Sleipnir Odin’s eight-legged horse; symbolizes the wind that blows from eight points. [Norse Myth.: Benét, 937]
  21. Zephyrus the west wind. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 38, 242]