Aphrodite: Sea goddess of the ancient Greeks (reblog)

Aphrodite is today best-known as the ‘goddess of love,’ but among the ancient Greeks she was also important in maritime religion, trade and travel.

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1 thought on “Aphrodite: Sea goddess of the ancient Greeks (reblog)

  1. ceridwensilverhart

    I had wondered about Aphrodite’s oceanic origins! It does make sense she would be associated with the sea given that.

    That’s a good point about Poseidon. He often strikes me as the Zeus of the sea, which is not necessarily the type of temperament to which you would trust the welfare of your ships.

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