Greek Gods and Godesses

By: Morgan Brown

Aphrodite

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.

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Odysseus

according to legend, Odysseus became the king of Ithica after his father retires to become a famer on the countryside. He is not one of the twelve gods, but he does have a roman equivelence named Ulysses. the only thing he seems to be associated with was his position as a prominent leader of the trojan war. War stories of approaching in a trojan horse is not the most known stories of him. Homer's the Odyssey is a very well known story of a long voyage on a war ship. he is typically depicted as a strong, brave worrior in things like statues and murals.
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