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Unformatted text preview: of the earth." and Ezekiel 7, 2: "An end, the end is come upon the four corners of the land" Four Winds Slide 4-25: Kitzinger, Ernst. The Art of Byzantium and the Medieval West. Bloomington: Indiana, 1976. p. 333 The invention of the four winds is a simple enough addition. In Jeremiah 49, 36 we read "I bring the four winds from the four quarters of heaven, and will scatter them toward all those winds" From Virgil's Aeneid we have Aeolus, King of the Winds, who lived on an island just north of Sicily, who ruled the four winds : Boreas, the north wind (Latin, Aquilo) Zephyr, the west wing (Latin Favonius) Notus, the south wind (Latin Auster) Eurus, the east wind (same in Latin)...
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