Essays Tagged: "goddess of love"

Subject Matter explication on Cupid and Psyche.

s came to see the incomparable beauty of the young virgin, who in some occasions was referred as "a goddess. The beauty of Psyche eclipsed even Venus, the goddess of love, in such a way that her templ ...

(6 pages) 99 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The Steganographick Collection and The muse

, and a synposis of the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (hereafter referred to as HP) as appendix I - III.Goddess of LoveAt the most central and intimate turning point in the narrative of both the CW and th ... ith Latin, Greek and Hebrew inscriptions .While the HP does not have these same overt Sleeping Love Goddess as the CW and SC, it is a curious thing that it inspired Giorgione to create the first "lang ...

(57 pages) 89 2 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Aphrodite & Cupid

Aphrodite was the goddess of love, beauty and fertility. She is said to have been the daughter of Jupiter and Dione, b ... that she sprang, full-grown, from the foam of the sea near the island Cythera. Not only was she the goddess of beauty, but she was also a protector of sailors, and Aphrodite held great power over both ... mes towards love and desire, some of the most interesting myths deal with the consequences that the goddess, Aphrodite, went through as a result of being the victim of love.Aphrodite was married to th ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Aphrodite: Goddess of Love And Beauty

Aphrodite in Greek mythology is the goddess of love and beauty. Her symbols were the scepter, myrtle, and dove. Aphrodite holds great po ... Anyone else to ignore Aphrodite was messing with disaster. In one legend, Aphrodite cursed Eos the goddess of dawn, who engaged in a fling with Ares. Eos was cursed with an insatiable appetite for lo ... of women in whatever form was sacred to her. She was also the patroness of prostitutes. She was the goddess of love, beauty, the joy of physical love, sensuality, passion, generosity, all forms of par ...

(7 pages) 75 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Gods and goddesses my teacher Mr.B said that It was very precise and informative. and I got a 93% grade on it.

Aphrodite the goddess of love and beauty her symbols are mertle, sceptre, and a dove. Aphrodite held great power o ... was a spear.War, battles, and bloodshed were his major preoccupations.He was also inticed with the goddess Aphrodite whom was already married at the time. They got caught in the act by Aphrodites hus ... were traped in an net that embraced the two together. Hephaistos then envited the olympian gods and goddesses to see the two traped. Les not forget Athena, goddess of wisdom, war, and crafts,her symbo ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Greek Gods/Dieties Includes Specifics about: Zeus, Where gods resided, Lower gods, Why they were important, & Gods in General (Bibliographic Sources Included)

of popular gods will. Zeus, the high god, ruled over all the gods (Greece over...). Aphrodite, the goddess of love, ruled over the powers of love and affection (MacDonald...61). Another popular god w ... over the powers of love and affection (MacDonald...61). Another popular god was Athena. She was the goddess of wisdom, born from Zeus's head (Birth of...). The gods ruled from Mount Olympus, and gods ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The god of Venus and others...

Venus: Goddess of Love & BeautyVenus, goddess of love, beauty, and pleasure, many adore and admire her ... the mythological gods. Venus was the daughter of Jupiter and she had a son named Cupid. She was the goddess of chastity, but her love affairs were patterned and she married Vulcan (Hephaestus) and had ... nd gods. Despite being the most beautiful, Venus enjoyed stirring up trouble. All of the gods & goddesses have a purpose through Greek and Roman history that is still evident today in modern day s ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Yr 7 AMEB Speech and Drama story: Mythology

gh, I feel I should first share with you the world unto which you born.I am your mother, Aphrodite, Goddess of Love, at least here in Greece I am. To the Romans I am Venus. To them you will become kno ... hout the world though, sometimes all of us here on Olympus are combined into one omnipresent God or Goddess. Take the ancient Greeks before for us... they honoured only Gaia, the Earth mother, but tha ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Mercury In Greek Mythology

of the almighty Zeus and Maia, a daughter of the Titan Atlas. Later on, he married Venus, the Roman goddess of love and beauty, and they a single child, Hermaphroditus. The center of his cult was Arca ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Goddess Of Love: Aphrodite

Aphrodite: the Goddess of Love Introduction L-O-V-E can mean many things to people. There are so many ways ... ed to think that one god was in control of love. They believed that a woman of great beauty was the goddess of love and they called her Aphrodite, Venus in Roman mythology. They believed that she was ... Foam".What She Stands For"¦ Aphrodite, also known as Venus in Roman mythology, is the goddess of beauty, love and desire. The Romans and the Greeks wrote of her the same way. She was the ...

(5 pages) 43 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Trojan War

as between and the city and allies of Troy and the Greek city-states. Legend has it, that the three goddesses, Aphrodite (Goddess of Love), Athena (Goddess of Wisdom) and Hera (Queen of the gods) had ... ful. They selected Paris, who was the son of Priam, the King of Troy, as the judge.All three of the goddesses decided they wanted to win the pageant even by prophecy. They all bribed him. Hera promise ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature


Mrs. Petro Mythology, Period 5 27 November 2001 Aphrodite/Venus Aphrodite is the Greek name for the goddess of love and beauty. Roman mythology refers to her as Venus. She charmed gods and men and &ie ... love. Anteros is sometimes said to oppose love (Hamilton 36).Roman and Greek mythology describe the goddess in the same way. Beauty surrounds her. Without her, there is no joy or loveliness anywhere. ...

(2 pages) 497 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Perseus the God Helped

ding ceremony, her mother, foolishly, says that Andromeda's beauty is "greater than Aphrodite," the goddess of love and beauty. Furious at this mortal and her people, Aphrodite says, through the head ...

(4 pages) 980 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


Eris Eris is a very important goddess in the Greek Myths. She is also called the goddess of discord. The most important legend tha ... a wedding, the wedding of Peleus and Thetis, to be precis. Apparently, someone forgot to invite the goddess of discord (Eris) to the festivities. That was the first mistake in a chain of them. Since E ... estivities she just showed up at the wedding anyway, with mayhem on her mind. When she arrived, the goddess (Thetis) tossed a golden apple into the crowed of famous faces. This tempting and wanted app ...

(3 pages) 1312 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Antony, His Sword

ted with "Mars" (1.1.4; 2.2.6; 2.5.117), the god of war, and, Cleopatra with "Venus" (2.2.210), the goddess of love, or better said, the goddess of affection and passion. Throughout the entire play, A ... er becomes a virtual prisoner of lechery and has to choose between an empire and love. However, the goddess of love overpowers the god of war. Antony himself says: "My sword made weak by my affection" ...

(4 pages) 1271 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Poetry Of Sappho

s type of action was accepted as normal.The women and girls she taught all worshiped Aphrodite, the goddess of love. Therefore they honored her by imitation. This meant that they would participate in ... icipate in such actions, they were not looked down upon in her time but seen as an act to honor the goddess Aphrodite, the goddess which she loved and taught other women to love. Her poetry based on t ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The History of Valentine’s Day

tival was held (Farmer, 1978: 388). Some sources said the festival was dedicated to Juno, the pagan goddess of Love and Marriage and was celebrated on the 14th of February ("Valentine's Day 2004", 200 ...

(4 pages) 6 0 2.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Sandro Botticelli’s La Primavera

e trees and chasing Chloris the nymph of nature and making her fertile. From their union Flora, the goddess of vegetation is born. She wears a garland of myrtle (the tree of Venus), and she scatters r ... She stands with her head tilted and her right leg slightly forward. Venus was an Italian fertility goddess and originally a protector of gardens who brought luck and favor, who became a goddess of lo ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

St. Brigid: Saint and Goddess

ame simply means 'high' or 'exalted one' I shall first look at Brigits connections with the ancient goddesses and the symbols they shared, whilst assess her role as Mother goddess in the Irish traditi ... s her role as Mother goddess in the Irish tradition and how that later shifted into a triple mother goddess imagery.I shall then look at her transition into the Christian era and how her role of saint ...

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Greek Gods

Aphrodite is one of the most famous figures of Greek mythology, because Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of love, beauty, and sexual rapture. She was desired by nearly all of the Greek gods. Aphrod ... Greek gods. Aphrodite was one of the twelve main gods on Mt. Olympus, and she was the most powerful goddess when it came to members of the opposite sex. "The most common origin of her birth is her bei ...

(7 pages) 26 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers