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Aphrodite Project

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Chloe Gentry

on 22 May 2014

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The Myth of Aphrodite and Allusions to her in Modern Day Who Is Aphrodite? The Myth Allusions to Aphrodite Allusions To Aphrodite She is love and beauty
formed in the waves.
She is powerful, and magical,
forever young.
She is the fairest of the gods,
envied by many.
She is vain, and competitive,
Petty, and jealous.
She is Aphrodite. Aphrodite is said to be born after Cronos killed his father, Oranos and threw his body into the ocean. Aphrodite was born from the sea foam. Zeus and Hera married Aphrodite off to Hephaestus but she didn't love him and had many affairs. Some products that allude to Aphrodite are Dove soap, Aphrodite Cosmetics, and Venus shaving products. They allude to Aphrodite because doves are her symbol and Venus is another name for her. They are all products to make you beautiful which is why they chose Aphrodite. Quote from The Odyssey- "Aphrodite" Aphrodite - Aphrodite is the goddess of love and beauty. She is of course beautiful and charming. Some stories describe her as vain, jealous, and competitive. Her symbols include the dove, the dolphin, swans, and scallop shells. http://lipmag.com/opinion/superwoman-ancient-greek-style/attachment/aphrodite-demigods-and-greek-gods-and-goddesses-25375369-450-401/ Hermione, was as lovely as Aphrodite the golden Aphrodite is also referenced in the Odyssey and the Iliad. http://www.dealsextra.com.au/business/Aphrodite-Cosmetics.php, http://hairremoval.about.com/od/lase1/ss/Best-Hair-Removal-Products_3.htm, http://homeandpantry.blogspot.com/2011/02/new-dove-coupons.html Quote from The Iliad- No use to you then, the fine lyre and these, these gifts of Aphrodite, your long flowing locks and your striking looks, not when you roll and couple with the dust.
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