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Definition Roman mythology:  goddess of love

More commonly, Venus refers to the 2nd planet closest to the sun.
  • In Roman mythology, Venus is the counterpart to the Greek Aphrodite.
  •   Immoderately she weeps for Tybalt's death,
      And therefore have I little talk'd of love,
      For Venus smiles not in a house of tears.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • Venus = goddess of love in Roman mythology
  • Every time I see a female nude, such as the Venus in my art history book, I go into ecstasy.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Venus = goddess of love in Roman mythology
  • He also brought back sacks of gypsum, and Mom mixed it with water to make Venus de Milo sculptures from a rubber cast she ordered through the mail.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • Venus = goddess of love in Roman mythology
  • Our house was filled with stuff: papers, books, tools, lumber, paintings, art supplies, and statues of Venus de Milo painted all different colors.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • Venus = goddess of love in Roman mythology
  • Speak to my gossip Venus one fair word,
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
Venus = goddess of love in Roman mythology

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