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Greek Gods and Goddess: Zetes

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Introduction to Zetes

The ancient Greek Gods and Goddess contain a wealth of stories and legends, wrapped in Myths which typically provide a story with a morale code designed to influence the reader into behaviour as fitting Greek culture of the era.

In this article, we look at Zetes and the myths and legends surrounding Zetes, Zetes relationship to and with other Greek Gods and Goddess and key events and stories which relate to ancient astrology and the changing seasons.

About Zetes

Was a son of Boreas and Orithyia, and brother of Calais, he like his brother was a personification of wind, from the little that is recorded, he represents short but very powerful bursts of wind, in opposition to his brother, who represented powerful but much more persistent wind. His sisters were Chione who represented sleet and snow, and Cleopatra, who represented the glory of her father, by that as the north wind is associated with winter, we could justly think her name, Cleo, signified the female version of Leo, and patra, stone, thus, the sun that turns things to stone, solid, frozen. As no doubt the ancient city of Petra, signifies city of stone.

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