articles

No, Cupid has not always been depicted a baby. Originally, Cupid was shown to be a youthful young man, not a baby and was often portrayed as having a wife. More »

www.reference.com Holidays & Celebrations Holidays Valentines Day

There are many dating websites that allow users to create free profiles, and OKCupid is one popular free option for singles. Cupid.com is another dating website available for free. More »

www.reference.com Health

Free scenery images are available online through photo stock companies, as well as on university and nature websites. The images available include mountain and forest landscapes, flowers, fields and gardens. More »

www.reference.com Art & Literature Graphic Design
similar articles

Cupid is part of the Valentine's Day iconography thanks to his historical association with classical Greek and Roman love stories. The Roman love god Cupid, known as Eros in the ancient Greek religious tradition, was the... More »

www.reference.com Holidays & Celebrations Holidays Valentines Day

Often depicted with a bow and arrow, Cupid shoots arrows to stoke the flames of lust and romantic desire in his targets. Though Cupid has become a spirited, childlike figure associated with love and Valentine's Day, this... More »

www.reference.com Holidays & Celebrations Holidays Valentines Day

In ancient mythology, Cupid was the Roman god of love. Cupid was the son of Venus, the goddess of love, and his father was Mercury, the winged messenger of the gods. More »

www.reference.com Art & Literature Folklore Mythology

When people hear Valentine's Day, they usually think of love, roses, chocolates and a heart-shaped candy box. There is a history and real meaning behind this day of love. More »

www.reference.com Holidays & Celebrations Holidays Valentines Day