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4 Winds

In Greece the four winds are:

Boreas North
Zephyrus West
Eurus East
Notus South or Southwest


In some accounts Aeolus is the father of the winds. In others Astraeus, the husband of Eos, goddess of the Dawn.

More complex versions have 8 winds, or 7 winds as part of 49 winds (maruts).
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