Aphrodite

Most significant goddess in Greek Mythology

Thesis Statement

In Joel Skidmore’s Mythweb.com, Aphrodite Is the most significant goddess in Greek Mythology she represents beauty and fertility.

Summarize

Aphrodite is the Goddess of love. Some people say that Aphrodite was born from sea-foam Homer, but others say she was the daughter of Zeus and Dione. When the Trojan prince Paris was asked to pick which of three Olympian goddesses was the most beautiful, he chose Aphrodite over Hera and Athena. The latter two had hoped to bribe him with power and victory in battle, but Aphrodite offered the love of the most beautiful woman in the world, which was Helen of Sparta who became nown as Helen of Troy when Paris eloped with her.

Introduction

Aphrodite, the goddess of love, was said to be the most beautiful creature on this planet. She was said to be born from the sea foam of Homer, or from Dione and Zeus. Greek culture usually associates her with romance and beauty, and anything to do with love or beauty is based upon this goddess.

Quote

APHRODITE (a-fro-DYE-tee; Roman name Venus) was the goddess of love, beauty and fertility. She was also a protectress of sailors.

Explanation

I chose Aphrodite as my patron goddess because she basically started the age of mankind, and her involvement in the Trojan War had a big impact on the outcome of the bloody battle.

Concluding Statement

I believe that Aphrodite is the most significant Goddess in Greek Mythology because she is the patron of love and love effects lives daily.