Aeolus

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Aeolus

(ē`ələs), in Greek mythology. 1 The wind god. He lived on the island of Aeolia, where he kept the winds in a cave. 2 Son of HellenHellen
, in Greek mythology, ancestor of the Hellenes, or Greeks; son of Deucalion and Pyrrha. He was the father of Dorus, Xuthus, and Aeolus, who were the progenitors of the principal nations of the Greeks—the Dorians, the Ionians, the Achaeans, and the Aeolians.
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 and ancestor of the Aeolian branch of the Hellenic race.
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Aeolus

god of the winds. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 9]
See: Air

Aeolus

steward of winds; gives bag of winds to Odysseus. [Gk. Myth: Kravitz, 10; Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
See: Wind
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Aeolus

(language)
A concurrent language with atomic transactions.

["Rationale for the Design of Aeolus", C. Wilkes et al, Proc IEEE 1986 Intl Conf Comp Lang, IEEE 1986, pp.107-122].
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