Euros was the East Wind. This immortal god was kept in a bag by Aeolus. He had a violent and disorderly personality and liked to create storms and has, therefore, sometimes been portrayed as a sea monster. A more benevolent portrayal of Euros as a winged deity holding an inverted vase recognized that he brought warmth and rain from the east.
Euros is depicted here as the sea monster that can blew up the storms that were treacherous to mariners.
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