Had old AEolus
appeared at this moment, he would have been proclaimed king of the moccoli, and Aquilo the heir-presumptive to the throne.
"Thence we went on to the Aeolian island where lives Aeolus son of Hippotas, dear to the immortal gods.
"Aeolus entertained me for a whole month asking me questions all the time about Troy, the Argive fleet, and the return of the Achaeans.
On this the men fell to talking among themselves, and said I was bringing back gold and silver in the sack that Aeolus had given me.
See what fine prizes he is taking home from Troy, while we, who have travelled just as far as he has, come back with hands as empty as we set out with--and now Aeolus has given him ever so much more.
Immediately after dinner I took a herald and one of my men and went straight to the house of Aeolus, where I found him feasting with his wife and family; so we sat down as suppliants on the threshold.
Hellen had three sons, Dorus, Xuthus, and Aeolus
, parents of the Dorian, Ionic and Aeolian races, and the offspring of these was then detailed.
But in each of these stout bags, King Aeolus, the ruler of the winds, had tied up a tempest, and had given it to Ulysses to keep in order that he might be sure of a favorable passage homeward to Ithaca; and when the strings were loosened, forth rushed the whistling blasts, like air out of a blown bladder, whitening the sea with foam, and scattering the vessels nobody could tell whither.
"If I am really awake," continued he, "then, in my opinion, we are on the point of meeting with some stranger adventure than any that befell us in the cave of Polyphemus, or among the gigantic man-eating Laestrygons, or in the windy palace of King Aeolus, which stands on a brazen-walled island.
He was the son of Aeolus
, and had a son named Glaucus, who was father to Bellerophon, whom heaven endowed with the most surpassing comeliness and beauty.
The ESA said its Aeolus
Earth observation satellite fired its thrusters to move it off a collision course with a satellite in Space X's Starlink constellation.
(Atmospheric Dynamics Mission Aeolus
) Earth observation satellite of the European Space Agency (ESA) narrowly avoided a collision in low Earth orbit (LEO) with one of the Starlink internet satellites operated by SpaceX identified as Starlink 44.