What Is Some Interesting Information About Aphrodite?

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The mythical Greek goddess Aphrodite, known as Venus in Roman mythology, is the symbol of lust, beauty and love. She was born from the foam on the sea as famously pictured in Sandro Botticelli's painting "Birth of Venus," which depicts her as a full-grown woman rising out of the ocean in a seashell. Another version of the myth suggests she may have hatched from an egg.

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