Venus and Aphrodite

Venus and Aphrodite

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, Ancient History, Mythology, Folklore & Legends
Paperback Published on: 12/11/2020
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Venus and Aphrodite
Reverence to Renaissance to just plain rude: Venus in history
Bettany Hughes is in top form as she tackles one of the most mysterious gods ever to inhabit the human pantheon. The history of the goddess, her many names... READ MORE
William Taylor

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'Lively' THE TIMES 'Engrossing' THE SPECTATOR 'Stunning' WOMAN & HOME 'Marvellous' BBC HISTORY MAGAZINEThrough ancient art, evocative myth, intriguing archaeological discoveries and philosophical explorations, Bettany Hughes takes us on a voyage of discovery to reveal the truth behind Venus, and why this immortal goddess is so much more than nudity, romance and sex. It is both the remarkable story of one of antiquity's most potent forces, and the story of human desire - how it transforms who we are and how we behave.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781474610384
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Weight: 240g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 8 mm

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