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Aphrodite: Goddess of Love and Beauty
The goddess of beauty and love was formed out of the foam that was created when Uranus’s castrated genitals were thrown out of the sea of Paphos near Cyprus by the Titan Cronus.
Deities & Heros >> Greek
(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...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
An Overview of Greek Gods and Goddesses
The Twelve Olympians were the main gods and goddesses in Greek mythology. They resided in Mount Olympus and actually totals to fourteen Olympians but never more than twelve in a time.
Religion & Philosophy >> Deities & Heros
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Persephone had no real title or position in the world of Olympian gods and goddesses.
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Aviary at the Gates of Heaven: Examining the Bird Symbolism in the Thoth Empress Card
"This card, summed up, may be called the Gate of Heaven." Book of Thoth, p. 77. Eight birds adorn the fourth card of the Thoth Deck Major Arcana, The Empress. These eight birds, their variant symbology united, point at one overarching meaning -- as...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
Pagan Sexuality and Sexual Freedom
Old Traditions Live Today! Pagans like me who believe in, talk about and practice sexual freedom are protected by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. As individuals, and as Americans, we pagans have the freedom to choose the manner in which we...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca

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These include the Venus Colonna and the Capitoline Venus, each of them an emulation of the original Aphrodite of Knidos, supposedly the first life-size nude statue in Western culture. Conservation treatment of the Venus Colonna and Capitoline Venus, ...
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Pictured below is Eternity-Aphrodite of Knidos, Tang Dynasty Sitting Buddha, 2014, incorporating glass fiber-reinforced concrete, marble grains, sandstone grains, mineral pigments, and steel. aaajiao. Xu Wenkai (aaajiao) is one of China's up-and-coming ...
Agnolo Bronzino und der Manierismus
Das Gesicht, modelliert wie eine Skulptur, geht auf das Vorbild der berühmten Aphrodite von Knidos des griechischen Bildhauers Praxiteles (4. Jahrhundert vor Christus) zurück, dessen Original verloren ging, das aber eines der am meisten kopierten Werke ...
Lets Get Serious About Celebrity Butts
That changed with the revered Praxiteles's sculpture, “Aphrodite of Cnidus,” which Kousser called the “first valorized female nude.” Viewers could take in Aphrodite from all angles, including her ass.

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