Aphrodite, goddess of romance and passion, of fashion beauty and art, has captivated poets
and painters for centuries. Known for her numerous affairs of the heart, as well as
her willingness to help others find the love they sought, the
of the Greek goddess Aphrodite reveal the awesome extent of her power.
Allso known as the Roman
goddess Venus, Aphrodite had one
gift and one gift only . . . to make love. And that one gift was
so very special that no one seemed to resent her. While all the other
gods and goddesses had lengthy lists of divine duties to
perform, the goddess Aphrodite was assigned only one . . . to
bring love into the world.
irresistible touch changed the shape of the lives of individuals and
changed the course of human
history. Both playful, sophisticated and full of zest, Aphrodite makes our world a livelier,
and much more beautiful,