Aphrodite/Venus (Biographical details)

Aphrodite/Venus (personification/emblem; deity; Roman; Greek; Etruscan; Female)

Also known as

Aphrodite/Venus; Aphrodite; Venus; Venus de Valdivia; Aphrodite Anadyomene; Venus Anadyomene; Aphrodite Epitragia; Aphrodite Euploia; Aphrodite Kallipygos; Turan; Venus Victrix; Venus Cloacina

Biography

One of the twelve Olympian gods; goddess of love and fertility; mother of Eros/Cupid (q.v.), Anteros (q.v.) and Hermaphroditos (q.v.). Also used for the personification of the planet Venus. Sometimes associated with the Zoroastrian deity Anahita (q.v.).
Also used for the personification of the planet Venus.