9781507215494

Myth Of Adonis And Aphrodite

Following her rise from the sea, she floated on a seashell to Cyprus. Upon arrival, Aphrodite was dressed and anointed by the Graces and the Seasons. In the mid-20th century, there was briefly a religion known as the Church of Aphrodite, but it collapsed when its founder died. Enraged, Hephaistos ‘set himself to forge chains that could not be broken or torn asunder, getting fashioned to bind lovers speedy. Such was the device that he produced in his indignation against Ares, and getting produced it he went to the room exactly where his bed lay’ . The chains, sturdy as...