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Eros, the Greek god of love and sexual desire (the word eros, which is found in the Iliad by Homer, is a common noun meaning sexual desire).
From the early legend of Eros it is said that he was responsible for the embraces of Uranus (Heaven or Sky) and Gaia (Earth), and from their union were born many offspring.
Eros is usually depicted as a young winged boy, with his bow and arrows at the ready, to either shoot into the hearts of gods or mortals which would rouse them to desire.
www.pantheon.org /articles/e/eros.html   (751 words)

 Eros (mythology) - MSN Encarta
Eros (mythology), in Greek mythology, the god of love and counterpart of the Roman Cupid.
In Greek art Eros was depicted as a winged youth, slight but beautiful, often with eyes covered to symbolize the blindness of love.
In Roman legend and art, Eros degenerated into a mischievous child and was often depicted as a baby archer.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761577074/Eros_(mythology).html   (164 words)

 Eros, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Eros is Love, who overpowers the mind, and tames the spirit in the breasts of both gods and men.
Eros then deserted her, and when their love was discovered, Psyche suffered the wrath of Aphrodite, who mistreated her in many ways.
Eros, they say, appeared after Chaos, and is one of the oldest gods, himself having no parents.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Eros.html   (2210 words)

 Eros - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
In Greek mythology, Eros was the god responsible for lust, love, and sex; he was also worshipped as a fertility deity.
Eros, angry at Apollo for making fun of his archery skills, caused him to fall in love with the nymph Daphne, daughter of Ladon, who had scorned him.
Daphne prayed to the river god Peneus to help her and was changed into a laurel tree, which became sacred to Apollo.
www.egnu.org /thelema/Eros_(god)   (555 words)

 Eros and Psyche
Eros, having been commanded by his mother, is awaiting nearby and seeing her for the first time is so struck with her beauty that he accidentally pricks his own hand with one of his arrows and falls deeply in love with Psyche.
In fact, Eros cannot be separated from his beloved Psyche, since they are united by a secret and sacred bond, invisible and unconscious in man. In fact, man’s psyche remains filled with erotic, sensual, carnal desires that keep him and his mind trapped on the physical plane along with his emotions and consciousness.
Eros is shown pointing his arrow towards the seeker’s crown chakra, meaning that the seeker is in a higher initiation that will unite the two opposites and paradoxical sides within himself, and blend them on his axial level.
zero-point.tripod.com /pantheon/ErosPsyche.html   (11058 words)

 Characters of Greek Mythology - Gods - Eros - God of Desire and Sexual Passion
Eros is the God of Desire and Sexual Passion.
He carried two sets of arrows which he used depending on the situation; the golden arrows with dove feather tails were used to bring love and the arrows of lead with owl feather tails were used to do quite the opposite.
Eros was married to Psyche and they had a daughter named Voluptas, which means "pleasure".
mythology.tonyarn.com /gods/eros.html   (264 words)

 Dynamics of the Everlasting Gospel 2: God's Redemptive Love
This does not mean that one of God’s attributes is love, but that He is love and therefore everything else about Him and His acts must be understood in the context of this love, including His law [Matthew 22:36-40] and His wrath [Romans 1:18-32.
By doing this we reduce God’s love to a human level; the result is that we not only misrepresent God but also distort the gospel of His saving grace in Christ.
There is no self-love in God’s love [1 Corinthians 13:5], and it is this love produced in the lives of Christians through the indwelling Spirit [Romans 5:5; Galatians 5:22] that is the most powerful witness of the transforming power of the gospel [John 13:34-35].
www.jacksequeira.org /dyunit02.htm   (2825 words)

 Eros and Psyche
So she called her son, Eros, to shoot one of his arrows, which poisoned immortal and mortal alike with love, at Psyche, while she was sleeping.
But Eros could not be seen by Psyche for a little while after their marriage.
But eventually Eros forgave Psyche and invited her back to live with him, and Psyche was made immortal upon Eros' request.
library.thinkquest.org /J002356F/erospsyche.htm   (370 words)

 Godly Love vs. Carnal Love 1: Part 1
And it’s kind of like an umbrella that is the expression of the love of God that His grace is given to you, that you stand in that love, and you stand in that grace, and you receive those blessings of God, you have the Spirit of God.
Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God [is dwelling] dwelleth in him,…” Of course, you put all of the other factors together.
God is love; and he that dwelleth [is dwelling] in love dwelleth [is dwelling] in God, and God in him” (vs. 16).
www.cbcg.org /godlylove1a.htm   (4575 words)

 433 Eros
433 Eros is an S-type asteroid orbiting the Sun mostly between the orbits of Earth and Mars.
Eros might be a fragment from a planetoid that coalesced long ago and later broke apart as a result of collisions with other asteroids.
Inside Eros' Giant Gouge This picture was taken from NEAR on February 15, 2000, while the spacecraft was passing directly over the large gouge that creates Eros's characteristic peanut shape.
www.seds.org /nineplanets/nineplanets/eros.html   (864 words)

 Eros The God Of Love
Eros often amused himself by shooting one person with the love arrow and another person with the indifference arrow and making sure they met.
Eros would then stand by, laughing, as the love-struck person would spend their life in persuit of the indifferent one.
Eros was considered to be the son of Aphrodite and Hermes although some legend describe him as being born at the beginning of Earth.
www.angelfire.com /il/ErosCafe/history.html   (399 words)

 God is Love
"Eros," placed in the nature of man by his Creator, needs discipline, purification and maturity in order not to lose its original dignity, and not be degraded to the level of being pure "sex," becoming a mere commodity.
Ultimately what is necessary is that "eros" and "agape" never be completely separated from one another; indeed, the greater the extent to which the two - though in different dimensions - find their right equilibrium, the more the true nature of love is realized.
Mary is a woman of hope: only because she believes in God's promises and awaits the salvation of Israel, can the angel visit her and call her to the decisive service of these promises.
campus.udayton.edu /mary/Godislove.html   (2159 words)

 Goddesses and Gods Love and Sexuality
He was one of the first gods to emerge from primeval Chaos and is considered to be one of the eldest gods.
In the Dionysian Mysteries, Eros is the most ancient deity and referred to as protagonus ("the first-born") who emerged from the cosmic egg of Nyx, the goddess of night.
She is often described as the daughter of Anu, the god of the air.
wuzzle.org /cave/lovegods.html   (2008 words)

 The Legends of Eros - God of Love-Print   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Eros (the Greek counterpart of the Roman Cupid) is well known as the boyish cherubic figure depicted in all forms of art.
His power was undisputed, as he was able to “unnerve the limbs and overcome the mind and wise counsel of all gods and all men.” (Hesiod, Theogony [116-138]) He became an assistant of Aphrodite after her birth, and later his role changed as he became her son.
Eros met her when he was ordered to make her fall in love with the ugliest creature alive – a result of Aphrodite’s jealousy of the girl’s beauty.
www.klienwachter.com /adarticles/article.php?id=816&act=print   (553 words)

 Dynamics of the Everlasting Gospel 2: God’s Redemptive Love (Part 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This does not mean that one of God’s attributes is love, but that He is love and therefore everything else about Him and His acts must be understood in the context of this love, including His law (Mat.
By doing this we reduce God’s love to a human level; the result is that we not only misrepresent God but also distort the gospel of His saving grace in Christ.
God’s love, on the other hand, is defined by all the New Testament writers as agape.
our.homewithgod.com /bibliahusema/dynunit2a.html   (1686 words)

 Eros & Psyche Mythology & Astrology
Eros flies over the earth and over the loud-roaring salt sea and bewitches the one on whose frenzied mind he darts, winged and gold-gleaming, he bewitches the whelps of the mountain and those of the sea, what the earth brings forth and what the blazing sun looks down upon, and likewise mortal men.
The mixed parenthood of Eros, as well as his transforming images, (some version of myth have him assisting Aphrodite at her birth and in others he is her offspring), may illustrates ongoing changes in the collective awareness of the concept of love and creativity.
The banquet on Mt. Olympus was attended by all the gods and goddesses, greater and lesser, demonstrating their universal admiration and acknowledgement of the union.
www.falconastrology.com /mythology_asteroid.htm   (5280 words)

 A Small Dictionary of Pagan Gods & Goddesses
Ares was the first god to be placed on trial for murder, and the place in Athens where he was supposed to be have been tried was called the Aeropagus, the Hill of Ares.
EROS God of love both heterosexual and homosexual, though his domain is not limited solely to sexual love and includes love in all its broadest senses.
Originally the god of earth tremors, of vegetation and fecundity, Poseidon fought for the Olympians against the Titans, and his reward after the victory was dominion over the seas, lakes and rivers.
www.unc.edu /~reddeer/god_dess_es/greek.html   (2244 words)

 EROS GOD OF : Greek mythology
"Eros once failed to notice a bee that was sleeping among the roses, and he was wounded: he was struck in the finger, and he howled.
He [Eros] obeyed her request; treading on Time’s heels hot Eros (Love) swiftly sped, plying his feet into the wind, high in the clouds scoring the air with winged step, and carried his flaming bow; the quiver too, filled with gentle fire, hung down over his shoulder.
Eros, the greedy boy, was standing there with a whole handful of them clutched to his breast and a happy flush of mantling his cheeks.
www.theoi.com /Ouranios/Eros2.html   (4990 words)

 Surprised by Love
Eros is commonly called “worldly love,” and agape is love “grounded in and shaped by faith.” Eros is “possessive love,” a love that is self-seeking, pursuing its own pleasure or advantage in a relationship; while agape is a sacrificial love that selflessly seeks the good of the other person.
God so much desires to be in union with his people that he cannot deliver Israel over to her enemies forever.
God so loved the human family that he passionately pursued us, became one of us and even followed us into death, giving himself completely on Calvary so that we might be reconciled with him.
www.kofc.org /un/publications/columbia/detail.print.cfm?id=60698   (1667 words)

 Eros Paper
Into this fl void Eros is born, "the fairest of the deathless gods," whose existence, as a catalyst of procreation, is the means by which all gods thereafter are generated(Theog.120).
Not only does the excerpt illustrate the duality of Love in the contrast of the hot metal being plunged into ice, it is analogous with Sappho's piece in comparing the initial moments of desire in their intense heat and passion to the onset of death in which the victim is cold, unreactive, and unemotional.
Their influence upon gods and men alike is such that the areas of the body which are affected by either Love or Strife are mutual to both.
academic.reed.edu /writing/hum_resources/Eros_paper.html   (2470 words)

 EROS : Greek god of love ; mythology ; pictures : CUPID, AMOR
EROS was the mischievous god of love, a minion and constant companion of the goddess Aphrodite.
Eros was a favourite subject with the ancient statuaries, but his representation seems to have been brought to perfection by Praxiteles, who conceived him as a full-grown youth of the most perfect beauty.
But Eros went on killing the beasts, until he was weary of the bowstring and hitting the grim face of a panther or the snout of a bear; then he caught a lioness alive with the allbewitching cestus, and dragged the beast away showed her fettered to his merry mother.
www.theoi.com /Ouranios/Eros.html   (6600 words)

 Mythology: The Greek God Eros
Pausanius states that Eros is the youngest god, son of Aphrodite.
In contrast to the views of Eros as both the oldest and youngest god, according to Diotima, Eros is the child of Resource (Poros) and Poverty (Penia).
Because Eros’ mother is impoverished, she sleeps with Resource and conceives Eros on the night of Aphrodite’s feast day.
en.allexperts.com /q/Mythology-658/Greek-God-Eros.htm   (590 words)

 ARTcnet.com Presents Frederick I. Shute Mythological Images: Eros (Greek) Biography
Eros, god of love among the Greeks is considered the fairest of the deities, who subdues the hearts of all gods and men.
Yet, Eros is not merely the god of sensual love, but a power which forms the world by inner union of the separated elements.
Eros is the personification of devoted friendship and love, yet is known as a wild and youthful god who showed little respect to age or station.
www.artcnet.com /Frederick_Shute/Eros_mythology.html   (649 words)

 Eros and Psyche
The older sister consoles her younger but as soon as Psyche is out of the door, the oldest sister rushes to the cliff and thinking that Eros will catch her, she throws herself from it and dies.
Everyone refuses her because they do not wish to awaken the wrath of Eros’ mother Aphrodite who is the one who frames Psyche.
Eros has sought the consoling shelter of his mother and knows not of Psyche’s desperate search.
library.thinkquest.org /26264/myths/tales/gods/site010.htm   (1330 words)

 Mythography | The Greek God Eros in Myth and Art
According to some sources, Eros was the son of the goddess Aphrodite (occasionally, it is claimed that he is the child of both Aphrodite and Ares).
As Aphrodite's son, Eros loses a bit of his power and prestige and becomes more of a companion (or accomplice) to the goddess of love and desire.
Eros was known as Cupid in Roman mythology.
www.loggia.com /myth/eros.html   (468 words)

 Armeros, Santharian God of War
He is one of the Twelve Gods or High Spirits (Aeolía) who sprang from the Dream of Avá the Beautiful according to the elven myth as recounted in the Cárpa'dosía.
Together with Foiros (the God of the Sun) and Etherus (God of Excess) Armeros is one of the three Gods dedicated to the Element of Fire.
The star constellation of Armeros, the God of War, consists of a group of six stars with a single star faroff to the northwest (when the constellation is in place), while a group of five stars gathers to the southeast, four of them more or less in a single line, one seperate a bit off.
www.santharia.com /religions/armeros.htm   (2518 words)

 The Baldwin Project: Greek Gods, Heroes, and Men by Caroline H. and Samuel B. Harding
Long before Zeus, or Cronus, or Uranus, was the king of the gods,—indeed, before these gods were born, and before there were any plants or animals,—Eros was a god as powerful as he was in the later days when the Greeks wrote their stories about him.
Then Eros, or Love, was the only living thing; and just as the mother-hen warms her eggs till the little chicks peep out, so the Greeks said Love brooded over the world until living things appeared, and the world began to take shape.
After Eros had fallen asleep one night, she lighted a lamp, and brought it to the bedside When she saw that her husband was the god Eros, she was so startled that a drop of hot oil fell from her lamp upon his face, and he awoke.
www.mainlesson.com /display.php?author=harding&book=greek&story=eros   (822 words)

 World Mythology: Greek and Roman Mythology: The Other Gods: God Eros
Eros was the god of love and fertility.
He was known to represent all of the strife and misery that could be brought about by love and desire.
Eros is very often pictured as the constant companion of Aphrodite.
www.gods-heros-myth.com /godpages/eros.html   (115 words)

 Amazon.com: Dark God of Eros: A William Everson Reader (California Legacy): Books: Albert Gelpi,William Everson
Dark God of Eros: A William Everson Reader, offers, for the first time, in a single volume, the most comprehensive retrospective view of the life and work of William Everson.
Dark God of Eros features a selection of color reproductions of pages and broadsides that he designed and printed, along with his essays on the history of printing and working with his Washington hand press.
Edited and with an Introduction by Albert Gelpi, Dark God Of Eros: A William Everson Reader presents and analyzes the poetry of William Everson, a man who was a farmer, a conscientious objector, a printer, a Dominican friar, and more.
www.amazon.com /Dark-God-Eros-William-California/dp/1890771643   (874 words)

 Art History at Loggia | Sleeping Eros
In this Hellenistic statue of Eros, were are confronted with an image of the great Greek god of love - represented as a sleeping child.
While the ancient Greeks regarded Eros as one of the most powerful deities in their pantheon, it is interesting that the god underwent a transformation in art over the centuries.
One result was that Eros was portrayed increasingly during this period as a child, in both art and mythology.
www.loggia.com /art/ancient/hellenistic04.html   (352 words)

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