Who is the king of the winds?

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The king of the winds is Aeolus. He lives on the island Aeolia.

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What did King Aeolus gave Odysseus?

King Aeolus gave Odysseus a bag of winds.

Who is the mortal to whom the gods gave control of the winds in The Odyssey?

Aeolus, the king of the winds, gave Odysseus a bag containing all of the unfavorable winds in the Odyssey.

What favor does the wind king do for Odysseus?

The king of the winds (aeolous) gives Odysseus a bag of winds that has all of the winds except for one (the west wind?) that will bring him home and he does get home within sight of Ithaca but then his crewmates got suspicious of the bag opened it and were blown back away from Ithaca back toward the island of the winds

What is the special power or role of aiolos?

Aiolos is the king of the winds in Greek myth.

What is aeolus the god of?

Aegeus was not a God: but a mortal King, the father of Theseus.

Who does Odysseus receive the bag of winds from?

Aeolus, who was the King of the Winds, in Greek Mythology, and also the name of a horse in one of Marguerite Henry"s horse stories-the English title, not the Greek was used in this Horsey saga- King Of the Wind- singular.

What was in the bag that king Aeolus gave to cyclops?

As far as I know I don't think Aeolus is a king, though I may be wrong. He is definitely however a God. He the god of the winds. What he gives Odysseus in the bag is all the 'wrong' winds that are blowing the opposite way to Ithaca. By giving Odysseus the bag of winds, Aeolus is making it easier for Odysseus to get home quicker.

Who was the greek god Zeus?

Zeus is the greek god of the heavens and air, and the king of gods. But NOT the god of winds who is Aeolus.

How did Odysseus' men do to stir the boat off track?

They opened the bag of winds that some wind king gave them

Who was King of the Wind in greek mythology?

The King of the Winds was Aeolus. He was either the son of Poseidon or Hippotes. He guarded the winds, keeping them in a cave with just a tiny hole, which he blocked with a plug. Whenever a wind was needed, he edged the plug away just a little, and the wind would come out. He also helped Odysseus on his journey home, giving him a bag with just a little bit of the winds, but Odysseus's crew opened it, and Aeolus said he would not help someone so cursed by the gods.

Is Aoelus a titan or god?

Aeolus is the king winds North south east and west. His roman name is also Aeolus.