XL Venus De Milo
The classical goddess of
love is Venus de Milo and has been worshipped
under many names in imperial times such as Venus
Genetrix -mother of Aeneas, Venus Felix -bringer
of good fortune, Venus Victrix -bringer of victory,
and Venus Verticordia -protector of feminine chastity.
She was married to the Roman god Vulcan, but cheated
on him often. She committed adultery with many
men, among them the Roman god Mars, Adonis -a
shepherd, Anchises -father of Aeneas. In various
mythologies of the world "the goddess of
love", the Roman Venus de Milo, is know as
Aphrodite, Cytherea and Cypris.