Classical Mythology Images and Insight, Third Edition

Aphrodite

Goddess of love and beauty; in Hesiod, she was born from the castration of Uranus; in Homer, she was the daughter of Zeus and Dione.

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Aphrodite
General entry about Aphrodite, focusing on her role in the Trojan War and her relationship with Ares.  Includes a pronunciation key for her name.

Classical Myth: Aphrodite: Texts
Links to texts that mention Aphrodite.

Classical Myth: Aphrodite: Images
Links to images of Aphrodite in art.

Aphrodite in Ancient Greek Art, A Discussion by Frederick John Kluth of Kent, Ohio
An extensive discussion of Aphrodite in art, including links to images and a long section of questions and answers about the topic. 

Aphrodite, Greek Mythology Link
Extensive and well organized discussion by Carlos Parada about Aphrodite and those involved with her, including artwork and links to relevant pages.

Aphrodite
Discussion of Aphrodite and her place in mythology.  Includes a link to artwork images of her.

mythography | the Greek goddess Aphrodite in myth and art
Entry discusses Aphrodite’s place in Greek mythology, focusing one section on her birth, and includes links to images of the goddess in art.

Art History at Loggia | Aphrodite in Art (Through the Ages)
Entry discusses Aphrodite’s role in art thorough the ages.

Aphrodite in Western Art
Links to images of artistic representations of Aphrodite.

CLASSICS APHRODITE PAGE
Short discussion of Aphrodite in myth, with links to pages about relevant terms.

mythography | the Greek lovers Adonis & Aphrodite in myth and art
Entry discusses the relationship between Aphrodite and Adonis, and includes links to images of them in art.

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Classical Myth: Aphrodite: Images
Links to images of Aphrodite in art.

Aphrodite in Ancient Greek Art, A Discussion by Frederick John Kluth of Kent, Ohio
An extensive discussion of Aphrodite in art, including links to images and a long section of questions and answers about the topic. 

Aphrodite in Western Art
Links to images of artistic representations of Aphrodite.

 

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