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Aphrodite was one of the most sought-after Greek goddesses, for she was the goddess of beauty and love. Herself one of the most beautiful figures in Ancient Greek mythology, she was married to Hephaestus and the lover of Ares. Her symbols, for each god and goddess had them, were the scepter and dove. If you've got a crush, then you definitely want Aphrodite on your side.

  1. 1. Who was the goddess of beauty and love?
    1. a. Demeter
    2. b. Aphrodite
    3. c. Helena
  2. 2. Who was Aprhodite's lover?
    1. a. Mars
    2. b. Hephaestus
    3. c. Aries
  3. 3. What was one of Aphrodite's symbols?
    1. a. Olive
    2. b. Dove
    3. c. Flute