• Mythology Important Part Of History
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    Mythology: Important Part of History Bullfinch once said 'Mythology is the handmaid of literature... .' . That means that mythology is necessarily subservient or subordinate to literature. I personally think that is not true. Let me introduce myself. My name is Aphrodite, goddess of beauty and sexual desire. Mythology is important and interesting. In fact, I think I may be the most interesting of all the gods. Well, at least the most beautiful. In this auto biographical paper I will reveal to y...
  • Freya Goddess Of Love
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    Freya: Goddess of Love And Beauty Freya, also known as Freya, was the Norse goddess of sexual love and beauty. Freya the goddess of love was well known for her beauty. "She was the Scandinavian material equivalent to the Greek Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty" (Wilson 39). Freya had a twin brother named Frey, also known as Freyr, who was the Norse god of Peace and prosperity. Freya's father was Niord and her mother was S kadi. Her father, Niord, who was the ruler of the Van irs went to...
  • Roman God Goddess Zeus Venus
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    Zeus, in Greek mythology, the god of the sky and ruler of the Olympian gods. Zeus corresponds to the Roman god Jupiter. Zeus was considered, according to Homer, the father of the gods and of mortals. He did not create either gods or mortals; he was their father in the sense of being the protector and ruler both of the Olympian family and of the human race. He was lord of the sky, the rain god, and the cloud gatherer, who wielded the terrible thunderbolt. His breastplate was the aegis, his bird t...
  • Cupid Roman Mythology Psyche Gods Venus
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    Cupid, the Roman God of Love The Romans believed in polytheism, meaning they believed in many different gods and spirits, the Greeks were also polytheists. The Greeks and the Etruscans influenced the religious ideas of Rome. Unlike Greek gods, Roman gods usually were nameless or had no personality. So Roman gods were spirits, which protected and watched over people and objects. Because of the many trades taken place with Rome in that time, some of the stories of Greek gods were taken in by Rome....