In Greek mythology, Eros (UK: / ˈ ɪər ɒ s, ˈ ɛr ɒ s /, US: / ˈ ɛr ɒ s, ˈ ɛr oʊ s /; Ancient Greek: Ἔρως, "Desire") is the Greek god of love and sex. His Roman counterpart was Cupid ("desire"). Normally, he is described as one of the children of Aphrodite and Ares and, with some of his siblings Children: Hedone. Eros – known as Cupid to the Romans – was the Greek god of sexual attraction, a constant companion of Aphrodite.Variously depicted as either a beautiful youth or a mischievous nude boy, Eros is most commonly represented with a bow and an unlimited number of arrows which he uses to overpower the reason and incite erotic feelings in any mortal or god per Aphrodite’s or his own wish.Author: Greekmythology.Com.
Eros, the Greek god of love, is an important player in many myths and legends. Also known as Cupid, Eros could shoot gods or mortals with his arrows and cause them to fall in love with one another. Although he didn't have dozens of consorts, as is the case with many other gods, having a family tree on hand as you study or read can help clear up Author: Kate Miller-Wilson. In Greek mythology, Thanatos (/ ˈ θ æ n ə t ɒ s /; Greek: Θάνατος, pronounced in Ancient Greek: "Death", from θνῄσκω thnēskō "to die, be dying") was the personification of death. He was a minor figure in Greek mythology, often referred to but rarely appearing in person.Parents: Nyx, Erebus.
Eros was the Greek god of Love, in some stories he first appears as a primordial god, born from Chaos and in others he is the son of Aphrodite. In the primordial myths, according to Hesiod, Eros was born from Chaos after Gaia and Tartarus and was involved at the beginning of the creation of the cosmos, and he blessed the union of Gaia and.