Aeŏlus, i, m., = *ai)/olos. I.The god of the winds, son of Jupiter (or Hippotas) and of Menalippa, ruler of the islands between Italy and Sicily, where he kept the winds shut up in caverns, and, at the bidding of Jupiter, let them loose or recalled them, Verg. A. 1, 52: Aeolon Hippotaden, cohibentem carcere ventos, Ov. M. 14, 224. —II.A king in Thessaly, son of Hellen and Doreïs, grandson of Deucalion, father of Sisyphus, Athamas, Salmoneus, etc., Serv. ad Verg. A. 6, 585.