Aphrodite

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  • noun

Synonyms for Aphrodite

goddess of love and beauty and daughter of Zeus in ancient mythology

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But on this day when I shake off the burden of this life I shall delight the Goddess who destroys me, the Goddess Cypris.
It is one thing to inform the reader that Aphrodite may be referred to also as Cypris or Paphia, and another to assume that students or teachers of ancient or medieval literature or culture could not (or should not) be supposed to know Zeus, "ruler of the Olympian gods" (p.
Theognis 1063-64 Boy, since the goddess Cypris gave you a lusty Grace, and your beauty's every boy's concern .
Nonbloc nations (one seat): Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Canada, Cuba, Cypris, Fiji, Israel, Kazakhstan, Korea (North), Korea (South), Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Vanuatu, Western Samoa.
Then, too, is the holy image laden with garlands, the famous image of ancient Cypris, whom of old Theseus with the youths established when he was sailing back from Crete.