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Greek Mythology: Ares {Mars} and Aphrodite {Venus} “Aphrodite glorious-crowned, the Bride of the strong War-god.”-Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy

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"Lady Flora, Goddess of Blossoms and Flowers", 1880, by Evelyn de Morgan (English, 1855-1919). This work derives from de Morgan's studies of Botticelli, particularly "Primavera" and "The Birth of Venus", at the Uffizi gallery in Florence. In Roman mythology, the nymph Chloris is transformed into the goddess Flora, the Mother of Flowers.

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from Journeying to the Goddess

Goddess Aphrodite

The qualities of Aphrodite, goddess of love and beauty, are carefree, freedom, spontaneity, energy, and permission

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✯ Venus :: Artist Tom Fleming ✯
from Saatchi Art

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Cupid and Psyche. Cupid is also called Eros. Psyche was born a mortal, but her beauty was too dangerous and she was the envy of Venus who tried to destroy her. The gods eventually take pity on her plights and grant her immortality. She marries Cupid and they have a daughter, called Voluptas (Hedone in Greek mythology)

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