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Facts About Aphrodite

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Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of Love, she was one of the most beautiful and powerful of Greek Gods. Her beauty struck all who saw her and she made an impact on the world of mortals just as much as she did with the other Gods around her. For those of you who are extremely into Greek Mythology, the next few facts that are about to be listed may intrigue you as we will stop for a moment to learn a few little details about the Goddess of love that we didn’t quite know before.

Marble statue of AphroditeMarble statue of Aphrodite, Italy.

Whom did she fall in love with?

She feel deeply in love with the mortal Adonis, the man who believed he was one of the most handsome men in all of Greece, and since he got her attention, he was most likely very right in his boast.

Whom did she marry?

She would marry Hephaestus, the black smith who forged many of the Godly weapons you have seen within these amazing myths and legends. However, the weird thing about all of this is the fact they were brother and sister but that goes into an entirely different department.

How many loves did she have?

Most likely more then anyone has ever had. She was constantly falling in love with people all over the world, it became somewhat of a habit, but since she was so beautiful and she was the personification of all things love, this was not much of a surprise.

How was she born?

Just like the other Gods on Mount Olympus, she was born from the body of Cronos after he was beaten by the Gods, she was birthed out of part of his body that was removed. It was actually a very ugly affair considering how beautiful she ended up being.

Did she have a son?

She had many children but one of her more notable sons would be that of Cupid, some would call him the love guru, the one that shot an arrow of love on two people to make them fall in love with each other. Like Mother like son.

How many kids does she have?

A lot. She has 14 children whom are immortal and 5 which are mortal. The most famous of them all is Eros or the Cupid, which she had with Ares.

A world when Aphrodite was popular: Ancient Greece.