Aphrodite, also known as Venus, is the Goddess of Love and Beauty. She puts humans and gods alike into a trance with her beauty and laughter. She is said to be an irresistible goddess who was capable of stealing to wits of even the wisest god.
In the Iliad, she is the daughter of Zeus and Dione, however in later poems she is said to have sprung from the foam of the sea, and her name is explained to mean "the foam risen. Aphros is Greek for foam. The winds and the storm clouds are said to flee before her, and sweet flowers rise up form the ground where she is prese