Venus

Venus

Venus :: Roman Goddess of Love

Venus was the goddess of love, sex, and beauty in Roman Mythology. Greek Goddess Aphrodite was its counterpart in Greek mythology.

However, Goddess Venus in Roman Mythology had many abilities beyond the Greek Aphrodite; she was also the goddess of victory, fertility, and even prostitution. 

Venus' Etymology

The etymology of the name Venus is from Proto-Italic *wenos" which means “wish, desire”.

Venus Q&A

Who was Venus?

Venus was the goddess of love, sex, and beauty in Roman Mythology. Greek Goddess Aphrodite was its counterpart in Greek mythology.

What did Venus rule over?

Venus ruled over the Love, the Sex, the Beauty, the Victory and the Fertility.

Who were the parents of Venus?

The parent of Venus was Uranus.

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