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Pictures of Roman Goddess Venus or Aphrodite

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Pictures of Roman Venus sculptures, mosaics and frescoes . Aphrodite, Venus to the Romans, was the Greek goddess of love, beauty, pleasure and procreation and according to Homers Iliad was the daughter of Zeus and Dione on the island of Cyprus rising from the sea.

In Greek mythology Venus is feared by the other Greek Gods because they thought her beauty would lead to rival suiters amongst the Gods that would lead to war. Accordingly Zeus, Venus's father, married her to...
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