Frequent question: What is the Greek god of love called?

Who is the most loved Greek goddess?

1) Athena: The Greek Goddess of Wisdom

Athena is my number 1 favorite Goddess! First off Zeus married her mother Metis, a daughter of Oceanus and was renowned for her wisdom.

Who is Greek god of love?

As a true son of the Goddess of beauty, Eros was the god of love, lust and sexual activity. According to all the Greek myths, Eros was beautiful, but also a constant source of trouble for both gods and mortals. Brother of Love was Anteros and his close associates were named Desire and Himeros.

Are Cupid and Eros the same?

Eros was the Greek god of carnal love. In Latin he is called Amor (love) or Cupid (desire). Eros was the assistant, and according to some the son, of Aprhodite, the goddess of love and fertility.

What is Persephone the god of?

Persephone, Latin Proserpina or Proserpine, in Greek religion, daughter of Zeus, the chief god, and Demeter, the goddess of agriculture; she was the wife of Hades, king of the underworld.

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