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The Birth of Venus

"Zeus, Aphrodite, Athena. They were all mortal?"
Piper Halliwell asking about the gods[src]

Aphrodite, also known as Venus and the Goddess of Love, was once a mortal, but was transformed by the Elders into a goddess. She was made the Goddess of Love. With the other mortals-made-gods, Aphrodite helped entrap the Titans, but her own power went to her head and she, with the other gods, forced the world to worship them.

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

Active Powers

  • Empathy: The ability to feel and understand the emotions of other people. As the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite's powers presumably were mostly around the ability to sense when others are in love or lust.
  • Whirling: The ability to teleport by turning into a small tornado or whirlwind.
  • Luring: The ability to lure others to her and make them slavishly devoted and willing to do anything to please her.

Notes Edit

  • In "Oh My Goddess! Part 1", Phoebe Halliwell became the Goddess of Love.
  • It was learned by Cole Turner that Phoebe's favourite piece of art was "The Birth of Venus"[1].
  • Prue Halliwell once mentioned that the handles on a Roman vessel represented Venus[2].
  • In Greek mythology, Aphrodite was the Goddess of Love, beauty and sexuality.
  • In some versions of mythology, Aphrodite was the mother of Eros, who's Roman counterpart was Cupid. Ironically, the second Goddess of Love, Phoebe, would fall in love with a Cupid.

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