Goddess of Erotic Love and Beauty
Roman name: Venus
Parents: Born of sea foam after Kronos castrates his father Ouranos (the primoridial Sky divinity) and throws his testicles in the ocean.
Epithets: Laughter-loving, Foam-born, Mother of Desire
Attributes: dove, scallop shell, hand mirror
Aphrodite with Eros, Palazzo Altemps, Rome
JORDANNA MAX BRODSKY