The Cypriote Apollo. Characteristics of the Apolline Cult in Cyprus

Vernet, Yannick

The personality and the attributes of Apollo had already been well known and defined in the ancient Mediterranean since Homeric times ...

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Section: Cult and Religion
Published: June 7, 2015

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