Facts On Eros The God Of Love  

Eros is the Greek god of lust and sexual desire, and is also often called as Cupid by the Romans. He is known as the oldest god according to some mythical legends, and he is believed to be the offspring of Aphrodite and Ares. Eros is often depicted as a small boy with a bow and arrow and wings and he is also depicted as a young handsome man with a bow and arrow and wings.

Eros usually carries two kinds of arrows. One is the golden arrow with the dove feathers which causes love in a person’s heart and arouses sexual feelings. The other is the lead arrow with the feathers of the owl which is known to cause indifferences. Eros was believed to be very cruel to his victims.More...



Eros And Beauty

Eros And Beauty

Eros is one of the Greek mythological gods who represents love and sex and desire. He was also worshipped as the god of fertility by ancient Greeks. Eros means sexual desire in common language. Eros is also one of the oldest gods primeval to chaos. He is also sometimes referred to as the first born.

There are several variations in Greek mythology about who really were the parents of Eros. According to the Aristophanes or the birds, he was born out of Erebus and Nyx. In the later mythological scripts, Eros was born to Aphrodite and Ares. In some of the depictions Eros was mentioned as the attendant to Aphrodite.More...




Eros Greek God Family Tree

Eros Greek God Family Tree

Eros is the god of love and sexual desire according to the Greek mythology. He is a small boy with wings and a bow and arrow according to the depictions. In some of the earlier depictions he is also shown as a beautiful full grown man. He is also shown riding the dolphin or the lion. He is a very beautiful and inspiring god. He is also known to be capricious and makes humans fall in love randomly.

Eros is the male offspring of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, and Ares, the god of war. However, some of the earlier mythological stories say he is one of the oldest gods. Eros fell in love with Psyche who was an extremely beautiful woman. Eros even had children with Psyche, like Volupta and Nyx.More...




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