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Question 1: [1] Pausanias wrote that Boreas had ________ instead of feet, though in art he was usually depicted with winged human feet.
SquamataReptileSnakeElapidae

Question 2: Zephyrus fell in love with him and courted him (see also: LGBT themes in mythology), and so did ________.
HeraApolloArtemisGreek mythology

Question 3: It was thought that Zephyrus lived in a cave in ________.
ThraceThraciansGreeceRoman Empire

Question 4: The Greeks believed that his home was in Thrace, and ________ and Pliny both describe a northern land known as Hyperborea ("Beyond the North Wind"), where people lived in complete happiness and had extraordinarily long lifespan.
HerodotusAlexander the GreatAncient GreeceGreco-Persian Wars

Question 5: He was frequently shown as a winged old man with shaggy hair and beard, holding a ________ shell and wearing a billowing cloak.
ShankhaEustrombus gigasConchSeashell

Question 6: He was associated with the desiccating hot wind of the rise of ________ after midsummer, was thought to bring the storms of late summer and autumn, and was feared as a destroyer of crops.
Alpha CentauriSiriusBeta Canis MajorisVega

Question 7: He is said to have vied for Chloris's love with his brother ________, eventually winning her devotion.
HarpyGreek mythologyApolloAnemoi

Question 8: The deities equivalent to the Anemoi in Roman mythology were the Venti (in ________, "winds").
Vulgar LatinLatinRoman EmpireOld Latin

Question 9: Additionally, with yet another sister and lover, the harpy Podarge (also known as Celaeno), Zephyrus was said to be the father of Balius and Xanthus, ________' horses.
AchillesPatroclusHelenOdysseus

Question 10: In the story of ________, Zephyrus served Cupid by transporting Psyche to his cave.
Fairy taleCupid and PsycheAnemoiGreek mythology
















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