They were nymphs of the breezes. They were daughters of either Oceanus or the north-wind Boreas.

Residence: The Sky
Parents: Ocenaus or Boreas

A pair of Aurae on the Ara Pacis. (c) Chris Nas
Aura relief caryatid from the agora of Thessalonica, 2nd c. AD.
Detail of an Attic red-figure vase, 5th c. BC. (c)

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