For this reason, Aphrodite was symbolizing the eternal beauty and sexual desire.

The most prevalent myth about her origin is that she was born on a coast of Cyprus.

From there the wind Zephyrus with a gentle gust pushed her to the sea, into the white-crested waves.

Aphrodite was greeted by the Ores (the seasons), that dressed and adorned her.

We cannot allow this disgusting behavior to prevail.” The local area’s economy is also highly dependent on weddings and the tourism money that comes from them.

Cruel and fickle, passionate and vindictive, jealous and insecure, petty and insane: the inhabitants of Mount Olympus represent an attempt by the ancient Greeks to explain the chaos of the universe through human nature.

The sea kept for very long the celestial members inside her infinite body.

Foam formed around them and through the foam the gorgeous Aphrodite emerged.

Foreign weddings are now banned on a famous monastery on the Greek island of Rhodes after a British couple decided to shoot a raunchy wedding photo and share it online.

Matthew and Carly Lunn (27 and 34, respectively) of the UK got married last month at the monastery of St Paul, one of the holiest sites in Greece and a popular venue for weddings.

Hesiod in his Theogony presents us a different version.