Greek Goddess Aphrodite Facts & Mythology: Who was Aphrodite the Goddess of?
Fun Facts and Greek Mythology about Aphrodite the Goddess of Love and Beauty. In this lesson, we learn all about our beautiful and charming Greek goddess Aphrodite. Aphrodite was the ancient Greek goddess of love, beauty, and sexuality. She was widely worshipped and considered one of the twelve Olympian gods and goddesses. Aphrodite was said to have been born from the foam of the sea, which is why she was often associated with the sea and seafaring people. She was known for her unparalleled beauty and grace, which earned her the title of the goddess of love and beauty. Her beauty was so captivating that it caused the gods and mortals alike to fall in love with her. The beautiful Aphrodite and wise Athena are among the twelve most important Olympian deities who reside on Mount Olympus, alongside Greek Gods such as Hermes and Apollo.