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1) Aeolus, Mount. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Aeolus, Mount (ee-O-luhs) (8,672 ft/2,643 m), W Alta., 25 mi/40 km NE of B.C. border, Canada, in Rocky Mts., in Jasper Natl. Park, 27 mi/43 km N of Jasper; 53°16'N...

2) Aeolus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aeolus, (e´ls) (KEY) , in Greek mythology. 1 The wind god. He lived on the island of Aeolia, where he kept the winds in a cave. 2 Son of Hellen and ancestor of the...

3) Aeolus. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Greek Mythology The god of the winds. 2. A king of Thessaly and ancestor of the Aeolians. Latin, from Greek Aiolos, from aiolos, quick, changeable....

4) Book X. Homer. 1909-14. The Odyssey. The Harvard Classics
... Odysseus, his entertainment by Aeolus, of whom he received a fair wind for the present, and all the rest of the winds tied up in a bag; which his men untying, flew...

5) Sisyphus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sisyphus, (sis´ifs) (KEY) , in Greek mythology, son of Aeolus and founder and king of Corinth. Renowned for his cunning, he was said to have outwitted even Death....

6) Alcyone. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Greek Mythology The daughter of Aeolus who, in grief over the death of her husband Ceyx, threw herself into the sea and was changed into a kingfisher. 2. Greek...

7) Salmoneus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Salmoneus, (salmo´nes) (KEY) , in Greek mythology, king of Elis; son of Aeolus. Pretending to be Zeus, he demanded sacrifices, threw torches to imitate lightning,...

8) Halcyone. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Halcyone, (halsi´ne) (KEY) or Alcyone (al-) (KEY) , in Greek mythology, daughter of Aeolus and wife of Ceyx. When her husband drowned, Halcyone threw herself into...

9) Piero di Cosimo. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Florentine painter. His works include Vulcan and Aeolus (c. 1486)....

10) eolian. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Relating to, caused by, or carried by the wind. From Aeolus....

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