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submitted by Jim Tzannes on 19.08.2005

Excellent Myths site.

Particularly for APHRODITE

http://web.uvic.ca/grs/bowman/myth/gods/aphrodite_t.html

Aphrodite governs desire and sexuality. She is also known as Cytherea, Cypris, and Venus (Roman). She is often pictured with a sceptre or a mirror.

Direct Links to the following texts which reference Aphrodite.

Texts

Birth

Apollodorus 1.3.1


Hesiod: Theogony 195


Homer: Iliad 5.363

Domain

Pausanias 4.30.5


Plato: Phaedrus 265b


Homeric Hymn 5.1


Homeric Hymn 6.1


Euripides: Medea 630, Euripides: Medea 636

Sexual Encounters and Offspring

Adonis: Apollodorus 1.3.3, Apollodorus 3.14.4


Anchises -> Aeneas: Apollodorus 3.12.3, Homer: Iliad 2.820, Homeric Hymn 5.1
Read the whole Hymn by using the "Next Section" link.


Ares -> Harmonia, Panic, and Fear: Apollodorus 3.4.2, Pausanias 5.18.5, Plato: Symposium 196d, Pindar: Pythian 4.86, Hesiod: Theogony 930, Hesiod: Theogony 975, Homer: Odyssey 8.265, Homer: Odyssey 8.295, Homer: Odyssey 8.343


Dionysos -> Priapus: Pausanias 9.31.2

Other Encounters

Aeneas: Homer: Iliad 5.310


Athene: Homer: Iliad 21.415


Butes: Apollodorus 1.9.25


Creusa: Pausanias 10.26.1


Daughters of Pandareos: Pausanias 10.30.1, Homer: Odyssey 20.65


Dawn: Apollodorus 1.4.4


Diomedes: Apollodorus e.4.2, Homer: Iliad 5.318, Homer: Iliad 5.363, Homer: Iliad 5.416


Hera: Homer: Iliad 14.185, Homer: Iliad 14.193


Hector: Homer: Iliad 23.185


Lemnian women: Apollodorus 1.9.18


Love: Plato: Symposium 203c


Pandora: Hesiod: Works and Days 65


Paris (Alexander): Apollodorus e.3.2, Apollodorus e.4.1


Paris and Helen: Homer: Iliad 3.380, Homer: Iliad 3.381, Homer: Iliad 3.421


Phaethon: Hesiod: Theogony 975


Tyndareus: Pausanias 3.15.11


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Also see Aphrodite images.

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