Learning Objectives

1.    Learn the difference between Aphrodite Urania and Aphrodite Pandemos.

2.    Study the nature, appearance, and attendants of Aphrodite.

3.    Learn the myth of Pygmalion.

4.    Compare the myths of Aphrodite and Adonis with that of Cybele and Attis.

5.   Study the significance of Eros as presented in Plato’s Symposium and of Aphrodite in Sappho’s poetry.