Aphrodite, Goddess of Cyprus

Karageorghis, Jacqueline

From the end of the 19th century, scholars have been searching for the origin of the Greek Aphrodite, the goddess of love. For some, she was a blond goddess from the North, of Indo-European origin. For others, she came from the Orient. But for the Ancient Greeks she was the goddess of Cyprus ...

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Section: Cult and Religion
Published: June 7, 2015