Roman name: Cupid
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Eros was the son of Aphrodite,
the goddess of love and beauty.
When Eros shot his
little arrows into an unwary victim, that victim fell in love with the
very next person they saw!
You would not think the
gods would need help falling in love, as they seemed to do that all
the time. But his arrows worked on mortals as well as deities, which,
according to myth, caused the Greeks all kinds of trouble!
It was not until Eros himself fell in
love that he finally found happiness.
the charming myth of Eros
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