What does the name Zephyr mean?

Asked by John Lyman on September 07, 2021

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The name Zephyr is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "west-wind".

Who killed Medusa? Hermes lent Perseus winged sandals to fly, and Athena gave him a polished shield. Perseus then proceeded to the Gorgons' cave. In the cave he came upon the sleeping Medusa. By viewing Medusa's reflection in his polished shield, he safely approached and cut off her head.

Who was the god of speed? Hermes

Who is the god of death? Thanatos. Thanatos, in ancient Greek religion and mythology, the personification of death. Thanatos was the son of Nyx, the goddess of night, and the brother of Hypnos, the god of sleep. He appeared to humans to carry them off to the underworld when the time allotted to them by the Fates hadexpired.

What is a zephyr animal? For centuries, poets have eulogized Zephyrus, the Greek god of the west wind, and his "swete breeth" (in the wordsof Geoffrey Chaucer). Zephyrus, the personified west wind, eventually evolved into zephyr, a word for a breeze that is westerly or gentle, or both.