The Myth Of Aphrodite
By sjrk, Updated
Aprodite's birth, and myth of how she came to be married to the ugliest god in Mount Olympus
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Uranus was the god of heaven. His son Cronus was angry at him, and threw Uranus's baby making parts into the sea.
And thus, Aphrodite was born from the sea foam
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When she arrived at Mount Olympus, she caught the eye of all of the gods for her stunning beauty
She was the goddess of love, beauty and fertility
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To worship Aphrodite, Greeks held a festival that was called Aphrodisa. One way to celebrate was to drench her temple in the blood of the dove, which was one of her sacred animals.
The Greeks prayed to Aphrodite because it was believed that without her, you would not love or be loved by others, which was dreadfully scary for the Greeks.
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