In Greek mythology, Zephyrus was the god of the west wind and Spring. His Roman counterpart is Favonius and he is also known as Eiar, the embodiment of Spring.

Myths & Legends

He resided somewhere in Iberia, near the Garden of the Hesperides.

When his brother Eros accidentally hit himself with an arrow of love and became enamored with a mortal woman named Psyche, Zephyrus helped abduct her.

Appearance

He is often depicted as a green-winged god clothed in a green robe and crowned with a wreath of flowers.

Family

His parents were the Titan Astraeus and Eos. His brothers are Notus (south wind), Boreas (north wind) and Eurus (east wind).

He was the husband of Chloris (goddess of greenery) and father of Carpus (god of fruit).

Modern Depictions

Comic books

  • Zephyrus is mentioned by Perseus in the first issue of Wrath of the Titans.

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