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Aphrodite Allusions

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Kitreana Jackson

on 2 April 2014

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Transcript of Aphrodite Allusions

Other Allusions of Aphrodite
Venus is also the name of the second planet from the sun!!!
Allusions of Aphrodite in literature
Allusions of Aphrodite in art
There are many art pieces that feature and represent Aphrodite (Venus).

Aphrodite (or Venus, which was her Roman name) was the Goddess of Love and Beauty. She was one of the 12 Olympians. She is said to have been born from the sea foam. She was very beautiful and charming, and in some stories she is describes as being very jealous, vain, and competitive. Her symbols were the dove, the dolphin, swans, and scallop shells. Aphrodite was married to Hephaestus but had many affairs.

She was a very popular Goddess so that is why she shows up very often in today's modern world.
In the
Percy Jackson
Series, Aphrodite and Ares both make appearances.
both reference Aphrodite.
Aphrodite's Blessings: Love Stories from the Greek Myths
Aphrodite the Beauty
Aphrodite: Ancient Manners
Aphrodite: A Memoir Of Senses
& many other stories
The Birth of Venus
by Sandra Botticelli
created during the Renaissance
The Triumph of Venus
by François Boucher
created during the 18th century
Venus Anadyomene
by J. A. D Ingres
There is also a museum located in NY, Aphrodite Ancient Art, that specializes in fine antiques and art from the ancient world.
There are many beauty products associated with Aphrodite (Venus).

Venus is a well-known beauty product company
Venus International is the name of a famous beauty talent agency
Venus Tan Lines is the name of a swimsuit manufacturer
Venus Razor is a popular shaving accessory
Aphrodite's Child
is the name of a Greek progressive rock band

Aphrodite is also the name of a musician who is also known by multiple other names
Aphrodite makes an appearance in the video game titled God of War III in a part of the game called "Aphrodite's Chamber"
Also, Warriors: Legends of Troy involves Aphrodite based on the legend of her participation in the Trojan War
...and others!
Songs containing Aphrodite...
Aphrodite by Kylie Minogue
She's So High Above Me by Tal Bachman
Talk About Love by Deep Purple
Divine Lust (A Story of a Bloody Passsionate Desire) by Divine Lust
Love Is It's Own Reward by ABC
Dark Horse by Katy Perry
+ many others
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