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All about Aphrodite

Harmanpreet Kaur

on 4 March 2013

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Transcript of Aphrodite

Aphrodite By Harmanpreet Kaur Roman name is Venus
German name is Freya Aphrodite Two myths for birth-
Zeus and Dione are her parents
rose from a seashell from the sea in Cyprus

Husband: Hephaestus
associated with Ares
children: phobus, deimus,harmonia, rhodus, heropius, philapus, eros, hermaphroditus Aphrodite's Birth/Family Famous for making people fall in love and starting the Trojan War

Weapon: magical girdle
When worn, it compelled any man she wanted to desire her

Goddess of love and beauty Aphrodite Aphrodite can also be said to have caused the Trojan War. This came about in the following fashion. When the hero Peleus was married to the sea-nymph Thetis, all the gods were invited to the ceremony -- all but one that is. The slighted goddess happened to a specialist in sowing discord, so she maliciously deposited a golden apple on the banquet table. The fruit was inscribed with the legend, "For the fairest". Immediately all the goddesses began to argue about whose beauty entitled her to be the rightful possesor of this prize. A myth
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