Aphrodite

Roman Name: Venus

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GODDESS OF LOVE, DESIRE, BEAUTY

Symbols

  • Dove
  • Dolphin
  • Rose
  • Shell
  • Mirror

Character Traits


  • Weak
  • Frightful
  • Evil Ways
  • Jealous

Relationships

Siblings


  • Ares
  • Athena
  • Apollo
  • Artemis
  • Dionysus
  • Hebe
  • Hermes
  • Heracles
  • Helen
  • Hephaestus
  • Perseus
  • Minos
  • Muses
  • Graces
  • Tree nymphs
  • Furies
  • Gigantes



Parents


  • Dione
  • Zeus




Consorts


  • Hepasus
  • Ares
  • Poseidon
  • Hermes
  • Dionysus
  • Adonis
  • Anchises

Strengths

  • Being Attractive
  • She was attracted to lots of men.

Weakness

  • Aphrodite's weakness was seeing someone more attractive than she is....

Interesting Facts

  • Aphrodite rose from the foam of the sea.
  • Aphrodite and her son Eros teamed up to make Zeus fall in love with a human named Europa.
  • During the Trojan war, Aphrodite fought on the side of Paris.
  • Early Greek art depicted the goddess as nude.