Fast Facts About the Olympians > Aphrodite
Name: Greek - Aphrodite; Roman - Venus
Parents: Zeus and Dione or Uranus alone; later myths suggest the following 2 couples: Cronus and Euonyme, and Uranus and Hemera
Birth: Born from the foam from the severed genitals of Uranus or the more normal way, if born from a couple. Another version has her hatched from an egg.
Mates: Ares, Dionysus, Hermes, Poseidon, Nerites, Anchises, Adonis, Butes, Phaon, Phaethon
Children: Anteros, Beroe, Deimos, Eros, Erotes, Harmonia, Hermaphroditos, Himero, Iakkhos, Peitho, Phobos, Pothos, Priapos, Rhodos, Aeneas, Astynoos, Eryx, Herophilos, Lyros
Role of Aphrodite:
Aphrodite is a goddess of love, sexuality, and beauty.
Canonical Olympian?Aphrodite is one of the canonical Olympians and appears on most lists.