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People/Characters: Aphrodite

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2 Plays: Hippolytus / Trojan Women by EuripidesDeity
4 Plays: Electra / Helen / Hippolytus / Medea by Euripides
Annuna by J. C. De La Torre
Aphrodite (Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World) by Monica S. Cyrino
L'Aphrodite grecque by Vinciane Pirenne-Delforge
Aphrodite: Goddess of Love by George O'Connor
Aphrodite: Goddess of Love and Beauty by Teri Temple
Apollo: God of the Sun, Healing, Music, and Poetry (Roman Mythology) by Teri Temple
Apotheon by Alientrap Games
Atalante, tome 1 : Le Pacte by Didier Crisse
Atalante, Tome 4 : L'envol des Boréades by Didier Crisse
Atlas: Return of the Three Dimensional Man by Jeff Parker
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths by Ingri d'Aulaire
The Automation: Vol. 1 of the Circo del Herrero Series (Volume 1) by Anonymous
Black Ships Before Troy: The Story of the Iliad by Rosemary Sutcliff
Brill's Companion to Aphrodite by Amy C. Smith
Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas Bulfinchalso Venus
Caenus and the Quiver of Artemis by Christopher S LedbetterDeity
Cats of the Louvre by Taiyō Matsumoto
Challenge of The Heart: Love, Sex, and Intimacy in Changing Times by John Welwood
Child of War-A God is Born by Lisa Beth Darling
Classical Mythology The Romans by Peter Meineck
Classical Mythology: The Greeks (The Modern Scholar) by Peter Meineck
A Companion to Greek Religion by Daniel Ogden
Cupid: A Tale of Love and Desire by Julius Lester
Le Cycle des Dieux, Tome 2 : Le Souffle des Dieux by Bernard Werbernot in English Common Knowledge
Daring The Demigod by Maria Shield
The Dark-Hunters, Vol. 1 (Dark-Hunter Manga) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
DC Super Hero Girls: Summer Olympus by Shea Fontana
Dictionary of Mythology by Bergen Evans
A Dictionary of World Mythology by Arthur Cotterell
Do You Think You're Clever? The Oxford and Cambridge Questions by John Farndon
Eight great comedies by Sylvan Barnet
Eight Great Tragedies by Sylvan Barnet
Empire of Lust by Jamie Campbell
The Encyclopedia of Amazons: Women Warriors from Antiquity to the Modern Era by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Entre ciel et guerre: figures d’Aphrodite en Grèce ancienne by Gabriella Pironti
Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power by Elizabeth Donnelly Carneyin relation to Euclaeia
Fangs and Fennel by Shannon Mayer
Fantasy Lover by Sherrilyn KenyonDeity
Fragment 1 [Lobel and Page] by SapphoDeity
The Genealogy of Greek Mythology: An Illustrated Family Tree of Greek Myth from the First Gods to the Founders of Rome by Vanessa James
God is Dead, Volume 1 by Jonathan Hickman
The Goddess of Love: The Birth, Triumph, Death and Return of Aphrodite by Geoffrey GrigsonDeity
Gods and Goddesses: A Treasury of Deities and Tales from World Mythology by Elizabeth Hallam
Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips
The Greek Epic Cycle and its Ancient Reception: A Companion by Marco Fantuzzi
The Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold by Robin Waterfield
Hags, Sirens, and Other Bad Girls of Fantasy [Anthology] by Denise Little
The Heart of War by Lisa Beth Darling
Helen of Troy [2003 film] by John Kent Harrison
Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore by Bettany Hughes
Hephaistos: God of Fire by George O'Connor
Hercules & Xena: The Battle for Mount Olympus by Lynne NaylorAlexandra Tydings
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys: Season 2 by Christian WilliamsAlexandra Tydings
Hippolytus by Euripides
The Hittite by Ben Bova
The Horologicon by Mark Forsyth
The Iliad by Homer
In God We Trust: But Which One? by Judith Hayes
Invoke the Goddess by Kala Trobe
The Iron Queen by Kaitlin Bevis
Isadora by Julie Birmant
Ithaka by Adèle Gerasdeity
The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
Lords of Atlantis by Wallace West
Lore Olympus, Season 1 by Rachel Smythe
Lore Olympus, Season 2 by Rachel Smythe
Lore Olympus: Volume One by Rachel Smythe
The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
Love locked out: A survey of love, licence and restriction in the Middle Ages by James Cleugh
Love: A Discovery in Comics by Margreet de Heer
Mythologie der Griechen und Römer by Morgan J. Robertsnot in English Common Knowledge
Mythology by Edith Hamilton
Mythology's Last Gods: Yahweh and Jesus by William Harwood
Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece by Stephen Fry
Nice Shot, Cupid! by Kate McMullan
No Greater Love [Sons of Aphrodite series] by Andi Anderson
Oh My Gods! (OMGs) by Stephanie Cooke"Dita"
Oh My Gods: A Modern Retelling of Greek and Roman Myths by Philip Freeman
Pagan Meditations: The Worlds of Aphrodite, Artemis, and Hestia by Ginette ParisDeity
Parallel Myths by J. F. Bierlein
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief [2010 film] by Chris ColumbusSerinda Swan
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods by Rick Riordan
Persephone the Phony (Goddess Girls) by Joan Holub
Prelude to Infinite Crisis by Robert Greenberger
Prophecy of the Most Beautiful (Oracle of Delphi, #1) by Diantha Jones
Psyche in a Dress by Francesca Lia Block
Quiver by Stephanie Spinner
La Religion des Spartiates (Histoire) (French Edition) by Nicolas RicherMorpho
Secret Origins of the Super DC Heroes by Dennis O'Neil
The Shadow of the Trojan Horse by Wendy Leighton-Porter
Showcase Presents: Wonder Woman Vol. 1 by Robert Kanigher
A Snag in the Tapestry by Amethyst Marie
Snarled Threads by Amethyst Marie
The Spinning Aphrodite: The Evolution of the Goddess from Earliest Pre-Hellenic Symbolism Through Late Classical Times. by Elmer G. Suhr
Summon the Keeper by Tanya Huff
Tales of the Greek Heroes by Roger Lancelyn Green
Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by C. S. Lewis
The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
Top Ten Greek Legends by Terry Deary
Troy by Adèle GerasDeity
Two Queens of Heaven: Aphrodite and Demeter (Greek Myths) by Doris Gates
Unclean Spirits by Chuck Wendig
Venus: A Biography by Andrew Dalby
The Watkins Dictionary of Symbols by Jack Tresidder
We Goddesses: Athena, Aphrodite, Hera by Doris Orgel
Wheels of Fate: The Story of Pelops and Hippodameia (Mythologia) by Adam Alexander Haviaras
Women of Marvel: Celebrating Seven Decades Handbook by Jeff ChristiansenMarvel
Wonder Woman [1972 Collection] by William Moulton Marston
Wonder Woman by George Pérez Omnibus, Volume One by George Pérez
Wonder Woman Unbound: The Curious History of the World's Most Famous Heroine by Tim Hanley
Wonder Woman Vol. 1: Gods and Mortals by George Pérez
Wonder Woman Vol. 1: The Just War by G. Willow Wilson
Wonder Woman Vol. 2: Challenge of the Gods by George Pérez
Wonder Woman Vol. 2: Love is a Battlefield by G. Willow Wilson
Wonder Woman Vol. 2: Year One by Greg Rucka
Wonder Woman Volume 2: Guts by Brian Azzarello
Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed by Laurie Halse Anderson
Wonder Woman: The Twelve Labors by Martin Pasko
Xena Warrior Princess - Season Four by Lucy LawlessAlexandra Tydings
Xena Warrior Princess - Season Six by Lucy LawlessAlexandra Tydings
Xena Warrior Princess: Season 2 by Sam RaimiAlexandra Tydings
Xena: Warrior Princess - Season Five by Lucy LawlessAlexandra Tydings
Xena: Warrior Princess - Season Three by Lucy LawlessAlexandra Tydings

Character description

(Mythic character) Aphrodite[a] is an ancient Greek goddess associated with love, beauty, pleasure, passion and procreation. She is identified with the planet Venus, which is named after the Roman goddess Venus, with whom Aphrodite was extensively syncretized. Aphrodite's major symbols include myrtles, roses, doves, sparrows, and swans.

Aphrodite's main cult centers were Cythera, Cyprus, Corinth, and Athens. Her main festival was the Aphrodisia, which was celebrated annually in midsummer. In Laconia, Aphrodite was worshipped as a warrior goddess. She was also the patron goddess of prostitutes, an association which led early scholars to propose the concept of "sacred prostitution", an idea which is now generally seen as erroneous.

Aphrodite in Wikipedia

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