Aphrodite - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- the Greek goddess of love and beuaty
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+ Cypris , Hetaera
Apelles' painting of "Aphrodite Anadyomene" is allegedly a portrait
IG_375, an Athenian decree concerning the rites of Aphrodite Pandemos.
PSI_328, a letter from the priests of Aphrodite to Apollonius.
rthaginians to the Romans, and then plunder the temple of Aphrodite.
Lake Colo'e in Lydia and near the temple of Aphrodite at Pergamum.
Nicomedes offers to buy the famous statue of Aphrodite at Cnidus.
says [ Od_18'192 ] that Aphrodite — & With every beauty
es, and garlands here; & Aphrodite loves comfort; where
ove; & And oftentimes I sit by Aphrodite. And Alcman says—
to it was a temple of Aphrodite, in form like a rotunda
was a temple devoted to Aphrodite, containing three couch
your false wife; which Aphrodite once did give & A welco
Athen_* 06.253-255 *
crated temples to Leaena Aphrodite and Lamia Aphrodite,
eous objects, since fair Aphrodite & Is always hostile to
the Muses and the bright-faced Aphrodite. And Ion of Chios
dedicated a temple to Aphrodite Callipygos ["of the Bea
& Behold the temple of Hetaera here; & But there is not
Athen_* 13.564-575 *
es},- sure the goddess & Cypris, and tender-eyed Persuasio
much annoyed; & For by Aphrodite, it was not you who los
fair temple sacred to Aphrodite, & And noticing her for
ing to her, "You are the Aphrodite of Praxiteles;" "And
Athen_* 13.588-592 *
was also said that the Aphrodite, which is at Corinth,
and the altar those of Aphrodite Pythionice; and in so
Athen_* 13.599-605 *
ity, and that the golden Aphrodite is so too, I recollect
was full many a fruit of Cypris to view, & Dark in the ric
edicated to Arsinoē Aphrodite of Zephyrium by Selenae
 & These gifts to Aphrodite did Simŏn, the lig
(early 1st cent.) x. [The cult of Aphrodite of Eryx in Sicily was bro
(early 2nd cent.) n the torch race of Aphrodite, (?) from the fi
(early 2nd century) ; In the torch race of Aphrodite, (?) from the firs
(163-145) temple of Paphian Aphrodite; and to celebrate his
and showed all the charms of Aphrodite and the Graces.
est [ Titus ] sport with Aphrodite Pandemos and chain the
honour of the lover of Aphrodite, by scraping together
er, till mighty Ares and Aphrodite took pity on him and
men have knowledge of Aphrodite, goddess of Wedlock,
(c. 166-159) s day; the priest of [Aphrodite] and the goddess Ap
yards, and a [temple of] Aphrodite, and five porticoes aro
to be the festival of Aphrodite, which the women celebr
were landing at the temple of Aphrodite. He attacked them
of a caerulean stone, Aphrodite of sapphires, Cronus
son of heaven. For Aphrodite, goddess of marriage, mother
wed the nymph Harmonia, Cypris' child, & The secret gift
(201/0) on and [Ares and (?) Aphrodite and] Hermes Hēg
(238-221) in the sanctuary of Aphrodite, and the other in [
(c. 128-100) er of our cares, you, Kypris, who bring close to us
(209) up in the shrine of Aphrodite in Timenenos and in
necklace, a coverlet, an Aphrodite, a cup, a large tin
thereto in the temple of Aphrodite called Hathur Nouem
the street of Cleopatra Aphrodite, the 15 arurae which
the street of Cleopatra Aphrodite, that neither they
itants of the village of Aphrodite in the Antaeopolite
inhabitants of the village of Aphrodite in the Antaeo
Adonis, which has a statue of Aphrodite by Praxiteles.
(283/2) e of the temple of Aphrodite Pandemos according to
of the Solians, And may Cypris of the violet crown give
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