Who is Zephyr in Cupid and Psyche?

Is Zephyr a Greek god?

In Greek mythology, Zephuros was the god of the west wind, and the bringer of light and early spring breezes. Zephyr derives from his name.

Who are Psyche’s sisters?

Aglaura (sister to Psyche). Cidippe (sister to Psyche). Cleomenes and Agenor, two princes, Psyche’s lovers. Lycas, captain of the guards.

Who was the ugliest god?

Facts about Hephaestus

Hephaestus was the only ugly god among perfectly beautiful immortals. Hephaestus was born deformed and was cast out of heaven by one or both of his parents when they noticed that he was imperfect. He was the workman of the immortals: he made their dwellings, furnishings, and weapons.

Why did Psyche lose Cupid?

Psyche is a princess so beautiful that the goddess Venus becomes jealous. In revenge, she instructs her son Cupid to make her fall in love with a hideous monster; but instead he falls in love with her himself. Psyche disobeys his orders not to attempt to look at him, and in doing so she loses him.

What causes a zephyr?

Meteorologists call the Washoe Zephyr a seasonal diurnal wind: it occurs regularly during the summer, and is driven by temperature and pressure gradients that are built up and broken down over the course of the day.

Who is Borea?

Boreas, in Greek mythology, the personification of the north wind. He carried off the beautiful Oreithyia, a daughter of Erechtheus, king of Athens; they lived in Thrace as king and queen of the winds and had two sons, Calais and Zetes, and two daughters, Cleopatra and Chione.

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