Venus Goddess of beauty and love – Greek equivalent: Aphrodite

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Birth of Aphrodite

 

 

Birth of Venus

This painting shows Venus Goddess (Aphrodite) after her birth, when she had emerged from the sea fully-grown

It is a painting by the Italian artist Sandro Botticelli, probably made in 1480s.

(Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy)

 

Venus Planet

By the ancient Babylonians Venus planet was associated to Ishtar, the goddess of womanhood and love.

All of the planets, except for Earth, were named after Greek and Roman gods and goddesses.

Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus and Mercury were given their names thousands of years ago.

Venus is the second planet from the Sun.

Venus Planet
Venus from Milo

 

Venus from Milo

Louvre Museum, Paris

 

Typical characteristics for Venus sculptures: 

Most have small heads and wide hips. Arms and feet are often absent.

 

Picture:

Thank you  @virjofer (Instagram)

 

 

Gillette Venus razor

Gillette company has been founded  in 1901 as a safety razor manufactorer.

Since about 20 years Gillette offers razors for women as well: Venus 

 

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Venus Goddess of Rome

According to mythology, her son Aeneas fled from Troy to Italy.

Aeneas became the ancestor of Remus and Romulus, who founded Rome.

So Venus was the mother of Rome.

 

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