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Michelle Levasseur

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Transcript of Aphrodite

Roman Name
Family Information : Parents
Family Information: Children
Common Myth's about Aphrodite
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Aphrodite's Roman name is Venus.
Aphrodite's symbols
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Aphrodite had 18 or 19 children.
13 or 14 being Divine
5 being Mortal children. (Peitho might or might not be Aphrodite's child.)
The Father's of these children include:
The Argonaut Brothers
And possibly Zeus
Aphrodite has many symbols. (50 to be exact.)
Weak & frightful
Patron of happiness, laughter, pleasure, joy, festivities
Greek Name
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Aphrodite (afro - die - tee) Goddess
They all range from the general symbols to plants, scents, gems and metals, and colours.

Some of her main symbols are:
Rose (the scent, the flower, and the gem)
A Dove
Apples (golden or just the fruit)

The websites (sources) I used for my information:
www.goddessgift.com/goddess-myths goddess_symbols_aphrodite.html

Her Greek name is Aphrodite.
Personality Traits
Myth 2:
Or according one of the other myths she could have been born from the foam of the sea.
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Other Interesting Information About Aphrodite
Myth 1:
According to one of her myths her parents could have been Zeus and Dione.
Day of Aphrodite ~Friday~ named after the Germanic goddess Freya, who was identified with Venus, the Roman Aphrodite
Where was she worshiped - Kypros (or Cyprus), Greek Island; Kytherea, Greek Island; Korinthos (Corinth) in Greece; Eryx in Sicily
Holiest Shrine - Paphos, island of Kypros (her birth place & seat of her Mysteria)
She had sprung from the foam of the sea
Three golden apples
Aphrodite brought to life a marble statue
She caused Narcissus to fall in love with his own reflection
She was one of the 12 Olympian gods who resided on the summit of Mount Olympus.
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