Aphrodite. (left) Capitoline Venus after Aphrodite of Cnidus, 2 nd century AD (right) Medici Venus. Birth. Aphrodite Urania Aphrodite Pandemos Pan= all Demos= the people. Aphrodite/Venus. Realm: beauty, love, pleasure, procreation Animal: dove Plant: apple, myrtle
(left) Capitoline Venus after Aphrodite of Cnidus, 2nd century AD
(right) Medici Venus
Venus de Milo, 2nd century BC
The Three Graces, Roman fresco from PompeiiC1st A.D
Three Graces, Borghese Collection, The Louvre
Phallic tintinnabula (windchime)
The god Priapus,, Roman fresco from PompeiiC1st A.D
Left- The Hand Refrains. The Pygmalion Series. Sir Edward Burne-Jones, 1868-70.; right- The Godhead Fires. The Pygmalion Series. Sir Edward Burne-Jones, 1868-70
Pygmalion and Galatea. Jean-Leon Gerome. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Birth of Adonis from Myrrha.
Venus and Adonis. Veronese.
The Death of Adonis, Rodin, 1888
Terracotta antefixes from Ostia with depictions of the Magna Mater on the ship.
Roman Imperial Attis wearing a Phrygian cap and performing a cult dance
Cybele enthroned, with lion,cornucopia and Mural crown. Roman marble, c. 50 CE. Getty Museum
Venus and Anchises, Farnese Palace
Amor Vincit Omnia, Caravaggio, 1601
Cupid and Psyche, David, 1817