Greek Gods and Godesses
By: Morgan Brown
Aphrodite is the godess of Love, Beauty, and Fertility. Although she is known as aphrodite in greek cultures, she is the equivelence on the Roman godess Venus. Nost commonly, she is associated with the swan, dolphin, rose, and the dove. One of the most known stories of Aphrodite is how she was born. Acording to most myths, Aphrodites father was a cruel man. His wife, Gaia sent their youngest son Cronus against his father. Cronus removes his fathers sex organs and throws them into the sea. among the sea foam arises Aphrodite. She is typically depicted as a beautiful woman in murals, statues, or busts.