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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.
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8 Weirdest Sex Things That Went Down In Greek Mythology
After Cenchreis claimed that her daughter, Myrrha, was more beautiful than Aphrodite, Aphrodite, who was the jealous sort, cursed Myrrha to lust after her father, Cinyras.
METAMORPHOSES (Arden): A swim with the gods
Its ensemble cast of Arden veterans assume the roles of humans, vengeful gods and more virtuous, and therefore lesser, deities in the Greek pantheon. Leigha Kato and Lindsay Smiling's incestuous dance as Myrrah and Cinyras left audience members ...
Love, Loss and Mythic Transformations in “Metamorphoses”— PST Opens Season
I Listened to the New Billy Ray Cyrus Album So You Didn't Have To
Anyways, the whole point of this is there's this Greek myth where this guy Cinyras gets his daughter pregnant and she's so horrified she gets the gods to turn her into a tree. Then Cinyras commits suicide.
Turkey: “There is No Cyprus”
Cyprus occupies an important role in Greek mythology being the birthplace of Aphrodite and Adonis, and home to King Cinyras, Teucer and Pygmalion.

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