Aphrodite

The Greek Goddess of Love, Beauty, and Fertility. Aphrodite, (Roman,"Venus") arose from the foam (Greek, Aphros) of the sea, borne on a scallop shell to the island of Cytherea. Often accompanied by Eros (Cupid) and the Three Graces. She boasted that while she had the power to make other gods fall in love with mortals, she herself would not .

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