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Aphrodite

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Definition Greek mythology:  goddess of love and beauty
  • In Roman mythology, Venus is the counterpart to the Greek Aphrodite.
Aphrodite = Greek mythology:  goddess of love and beauty
  • Aphrodite wasn't God (or Goddess, for that matter), despite what she called herself.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • Aphrodite = Greek mythology:  goddess of love and beauty
  • "He says I'm a daughter of Aphrodite," Piper interrupted, "so naturally I can speak French, which is the language of love."
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Aphrodite = Greek mythology:  goddess of love and beauty
  • "It's supposed to be a gift from the Goddess," Aphrodite said softly.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • Aphrodite = Greek mythology:  goddess of love and beauty
  • Oh, you have to ask for Aphrodite.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • I'm going to introduce you to Aphrodite.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • Aphrodite, Apollo, Hermes, and Zeus were all real, and had one Loric parent.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • Imagine, they found it painted on the ceiling of an Egyptian temple—a temple of Aphrodite, by the way—not far from Thebes.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • I'm goin' dressed as a Greek Goddess, Aphrodite.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • So Pygmalion created his Galatea, and the first contract you accepted became Aphrodite and gave it life.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Most sat alone at their respective tables—Sherman Yang for Ares; a girl I did not know for Aphrodite; another girl for Demeter.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Hidden Oracle
  • Neither Artemis nor Aphrodite, overwhelmed with the sense of the gracious sap...
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • The other cabins filed in: Demeter, Apollo, Aphrodite, Dionysus.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • Did you think I was Aphrodite, perhaps?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • But I believe also in Aphrodite and Apollo and the Great God Pan.'
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • She had a way of calming things down with that Aphrodite charm of hers.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • Thou art a worshiper of Aphrodite, and so am I, as the myrtle I wear proves; therefore I tell thee their voices have the chill of a Caspian wind.
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • Silena Beauregard, the head counselor for Aphrodite, waved at me from her pegasus as she flew past.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • A son of Ankhises and Aphrodite, he belongs to a collateral branch of the royal line.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • He stared at it in the dim light—the smiling face of Silena Beauregard, daughter of Aphrodite.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian

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