Transcript: Aphrodite's true parents are unknown, but the popular thought is that Zeus and Dione made Aphrodite. Where Did Aphrodite Live? Aphrodite's Powers Aphrodite was the goddess of beauty, love, pleasure, and sexual attractiveness. She had a power that made any man fall in love with her. In the story of the Argonauts, Hera, who sponsored Jason's quest, had requested Aphrodite to make the King of Colchis' daughter to fall in love with Jason and help capture the Golden Fleece from the grove where it hung. Aphrodite did so, and proved Jason's quest successful. Video Aphrodite is good. Aphrodite and Ares had a child named Aros, the god of love. Aphrodite's Relatives Aphrodite lived in Babylonian and Sumerian. In the Iliad Aphrodite promised Paris Helen the most beautiful women in the world. D Iliad The rest of her Children are irrelevant. Aphrodite is a good goddess even though she has done bad things with her son and his wife she just wanted what was best for her son and her family. Aphrodite's festival, Aphrodisiac was a way where many priestesses (a.k.a sacred prostitutes) who plied their trade upon the streets of Corinth. Also when they did their cults they were often naked. Myths involving Aphrodite Aphrodite's Cult Aphrodite Aphrodite had many affairs with plenty of different gods and mortals alike.
Transcript: Aphrodite By Makenzie Young Who? Love Beauty Who? Family Tree Family Tree 1st Story of Birth: Mother: Dione father: Zeus 2nd Story of Birth: She was born by Foam of the Sea c h i l d r e n Phobos (fear) Anteros (requited love) Eros (love) Adrestia (revenge) Himeros (lust) Harmonia (harmony) Deimos (dread Siblings: Hermes Ares Husbands: Hepaestus God of blacksmiths, sculptors, metallurgy Team Characteristics Attractive Fearsome Unfaithful weaker frightful Rivals!! Athena Hera ~Jelous of Beauty~ Rivals Aphrodite Was... Aphrodite was... Major Goddess She was an Olympian Her Story ~Ahprodite's Story~ Aphrodite was proved to cause the Trojan War. She wanted Paris to declare the she was the fairest of them all. To get him to declare that she promised him Helen. Helen though was already married to the king of sparta. So aphrodite helped paris take helen away to troy, causing the war against the greeks and the Trojans. Pictures Pictures Fun Facts FUn Facts Aphrodite was the model for the famous sculpture, Venus de Milo. #2 Fun Fact #2 Out of the 3 contenders; Aphrodite, hera, and athena, for the fairest of them all. THe winner got a golden apple. the winner was aphrodite. #3 Fun Fact #3 Aphrodite used a swan-drawn car to glide easily through air. #4 Fun Fact #4 She Symbolized: Dolphin Rose Scallop SHell myrtle dove Sparrow girdle mirror swan Video Video 1. Who was Aphrodite? 2. What are 2 characteristics about Aphrodite? Quiz Quiz goddess of Love and Beauty Attractive, fearsome, unfaithful, weaker, or frightful
Transcript: By: Melissa Several names Symbols Aphrodite's story Strengths and Weaknesses Background Information 1 Name(s) & Symbol Background Information 2 Zeus gave Aphrodite to Hephaestus to marry Hephaestus wasn't a threat Many gods fought for her hand in marriage after her birth Aphrodite other names: Venus Acidalia Cytherea Cerigo Symbols: Girdle Seashell Mirror Goddess Aphrodite Aphrodite: means "arisen from the foam" Zeus' daughter Strengths & Weaknesses Her sacred animal was a dove. Birds taught her their language Weaknesses: -Vein -Bad tempered -Jealous Background Information 4 http://www.greek-gods.info/greek-gods/aphrodite/ http://www.goddess-guide.com/greek-goddess-aphrodite.html http://www.maicar.com/GML/Hephaestus.html http://fineartamerica.com/featured/birth-of-aphrodite-from-the-sea-foam-kate-krivoshey.html http://www.talesbeyondbelief.com/greek-gods/aphrodite.htm Background Information 3 Strengths & Weaknesses Strengths: She had the ability to make people fall in love with her She helped enemies in times of need. Introduction Sources
Transcript: Aphrodite Valerie Santos Aphrodite Intro Aphrodite is the goddess of love and beauty. Fact page Aphrodite facts Aphrodite was one of the twelve gods of Olympus. TITLE Aphrodite is identified through the planet venus. TITLE Aphrodite is also refferd to as the lady of Cyprus. TITLE TITLE Aphrodite had an arranged marriage to Hephaestus. fact Page Aphrodite facts Aphrodite had many children including, Eros, Phobos, Deimos, Harmonia, Pothos, Anteros, Himeros, Hermaphroditos, Rhode, Eryx, Peitho, Eunomia, The Graces, Priapus and Aeneas. TITLE Aphrodite had a belt of power which caused people to fall in love with each other instantly. TITLE Aphrodite took side with the Trojans in the Trojan War. She did this because her son, The hero, Aeneas and paris were Trojans. TITLE Aphrodite has two stories of being born. The first story states she was found on a foam of the sea on a scallop shell on the way to the island of Cyprus.The second story states that she was the daughter of Zeus and Titaness Dion. TITLE Click to edit text Myth https://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_greece/aphrodite.php Myth Link Myth Link
Transcript: Aphrodite: Goddess of Love, Beauty, and Desire Aphrodite was born when Cronus threw genitals into the ocean which began to churn and foam and arose Aphrodite. Aphrodite was born as an adult and pregnant. Some say that Eros was the child she was born pregnant with. Others say that Ares was the father. Zeus was afraid the gods would fight over Aphrodite's hand in marriage so he married her off to the smith god Hephaestus. Hephaestus made her beautiful jewels, but this was not wise for it made her too beautiful and she was too irresistable already. She was not content being married to him. Aphrodite was loved and loved many gods and mortals. Her most famous mortal love was Adonis. Ares Hermes Poseidon Zeus Dionysus Nerites Anchises Boutes Phaethon Divine Offspring: Anteros; Ares Beroe; Adonis Deimos; Ares Eros Harmonia; Ares Hermaphroditos; Hermes Himeros; twin bother of Eros Iakkhos; Dionysos Peitho Phobos; Ares Pothos; Erotes Priapos; Dionysos, Zeus, or Adonis Rhodos; Poseidon Mortal Offspring: Aeneas: Ankhises Astynoos: Phaethon Erxy: Argonaut Herophilos; Poseidon Lyros; Ankhises Aphrodite's attributes are the dolphin, dove, swan, pomegranate, and the lime tree.
Transcript: Some of Aphrodite's traits are that she thought very high of herself and she was very deceptive. Symbols Aphrodite's symbol is a dove. Her symbol is the dove because it represents peace and love. Domain She caused the Trojan war. Just so she could win a beauty contest. Traits Power She was born all ready grown-up in sea foam. She is not in charge of a specific domain. Greek and Roman Name Her mother was Dione and her father was Zeus. She also had a husband named Hephaestus but they were not happily married. She had nine children. Her greek name was Aphrodite and her Roman name was Venus. Myths Aphrodite's power was love so she could make people fall in love. She could also make people more beautiful. Aphrodite Presentation Family
Transcript: Marriage! Doves Any children? When she arrived, Zeus quickly chose a husband for her; afraid the gods would fight over her. He chose Hephaestus, god of war. Dolphins How she was born. (second assumption) The young people of Greece would pray to Aphrodite and ask to bring them a loving spouse. She was known to have represented all things that were beautiful. Her presence made the world to be away from darkness and cold.. She inspired true and eternal love. Aphrodite Some of Aphrodites Symbols. Aphrodite How was she born? (first assumption) Aphrodite was said to have Girdle, a special power to make people fall in love Yes! Aphrodite has one son, by the name of Eros, (Or otherwise known as Cupid!) There are two different stories to how she was born. Many say she is the daughter of Zeus (king of all gods) and Dione (an early earth/mother goddess) Other stories suggest she was born from the foam of Uranus' severed body when he was thrown to the sea. Goddess of Love & Beauty , Why's she so important? Any Powers? Myrtle (flowers)
Transcript: Aphrodite: The Goddess of Love Aphrodite: The Goddess of Love By: Riya Patel, Olivia Lusk, Jaydon Cortez and Binay Singh Mrs. Chappell Period 2 Historical Background *Aphrodite is the goddess of love, beauty, and fertility *The word "aphros" means foam; Aphrodite was born from the white foam of the sea produced by her father Uranus, or Zeus in Greek *She was worshipped as the goddess of the sea; also honored as goddess of war *She was often depicted as a beautiful woman and her symbols are a dove, a shell, and a mirror *Her greek name is Venus and her Roman name is Aphrodite Historical Background Aphrodite's Family Tree Aphrodite's Family Tree Aphrodite's Family Tree *Zeus and Dione are Aphrodite's parents. Zeus battled a Titan named Cronus who cut off Zeus' genitals, which fell in the sea and created Aphrodite. This is why Aphrodite is seen riding in from the ocean onto the land in a sea shell. *Because her father was Zeus, she had multiple half brothers and sisters. Some of them include Hephaestus, Ares, Athena, Artemis, Apollo, Hermes, Dionysus and Persephone. *She was married to Hephaestus, which was one of her half brothers. Aphrodite cheated on her husband with another God named Ares. *She had many children, but Cupid, or Eros, is the most known of her offspring Aphrodite's Family Tree Aphrodite's Journey Aphrodite's Journey *After Aphrodite is born from the sea, she is welcomed on land and praised for her beau... *After Aphrodite is born from the sea, she is welcomed on land and praised for her beauty. *She rules with the weapons of her sexuality, love, and beauty and helps gods and mortals in need *Her main conquest is when she fights GIANTS ALONGSIDE THE OLYMPIANS; SHE LURES 15 GIANTS INTO A CAVE USING HER CHARM SO HERCULES CAN SLAY THEM AND SAVE EVERYONE *SHE MARRIES HEPHAESTUS AND HAS FOUR SONS THAT RULE ALONGSIDE HER *APHRODITE WORKS WITH HER SON EROS (CUPID) TO HELP MORTALS AND GODS FALL IN LOVE Representations Of Aphrodite Representations Of Aphrodite Symbolism Symbolism Abstract/ Symbolism: *Sandro Boticelli's The birth of venus is an allegory for Venus's, or Aphrodite's, birth * She is shown as the ideal female and has traits that were favored by the people of the period (long red hair, glowing white skin, etc.) *The figure on the left is a symbol of wind that guides aphrodite onto the land, while the figure on the right is a symbol of spring that welcomes her with an open embrace Tangible Symbolism: *The seashell can be considered a symbol for aphrodite because it is what she was brough to land from the sea on *A seashell is fragile and delicate; aphrodite was meant to represent a delicate woman because of her feminine attitude and womanly body Lessons Taught to Mortals Lessons Taught to Mortals *Venus & Pygmalion *Venus & Adonis *Venus & Anchises *Venus & Pygmalion *Venus & Adonis *Venus & Anchises Lessons Taught to Mortals She just wants to be beautiful She goes unnoticed, she knows no limi... She just wants to be beautiful She goes unnoticed, she knows no limits She craves attention, she praises an image She prays to be sculpted by the sculptor Oh, she don't see the light that's shining Deeper than the eyes can find it Maybe we have made her blind So she tries to cover up her pain and cut her woes away 'Cause cover girls don't cry after their face is made But there's a hope that's waiting for you in the dark You should know you're beautiful just the way you are And you don't have to change a thing, the world could change its heart No scars to your beautiful, we're stars and we're beautiful Oh-oh, oh-oh And you don't have to change a thing, yhe world could change its heart No scars to your beautiful, we're stars and we're beautiful She has dreams to be an envy, so she's starving You know, covergirls eat nothing She says beauty is pain and there's beauty in everything What's a little bit of hunger? I could go a little while longer, she fades away She don't see her perfect, she don't understand she's worth it Or that beauty goes deeper than the surface Oh, oh So to all the girls that's hurting Let me be your mirror, help you see a little bit clearer The light that shines within There's a hope that's waiting for you in the dark You should know you're beautiful just the way you are And you don't have to change a thing, the world could change its heart No scars to your beautiful, we're stars and we're beautiful Oh-oh, oh-oh And you don't have to change a thing, the world could change its heart No scars to your beautiful, we're stars and we're beautiful No better you than the you that you are (no better you than the you that you are) No better life than the life we're living (no better life than the life we're living) No better time for your shine, you're a star (no better time for your shine, you're a star) Oh, you're beautiful, oh, you're beautiful And there's a hope that's waiting for you in the dark You should know you're beautiful just the way you are And you don't have to change a thing,
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