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(foam-born) Daughter, after a fashion, of Kronos (she is said to have emerged from the sea following his dismemberment by Zeus: his
genitalia being cast into the waters off Cyprus), Goddess of sexual passion and physical beauty. Her cult was widespread, and She was often invoked
for help in matters of the heart. Patroness of (among other things) prostitution, her rites were nevertheless austere and highly formalized.

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Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of love, beauty, and sexuality. Her Roman equivalent is the goddess Venus.
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