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Aphroditus

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Herm of Aphroditus

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἀφρόδιτος (Aphróditos), masculine form of Ἀφροδίτη (Aphrodítē).

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Aphroditus

  1. (Greek mythology) was a male Aphrodite from Cyprus, and represented as a herm with a phallus, in later mythology became known as Hermaphroditus, the son of Hermes and Aphrodite.[1][2]

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  1. ^ 1850, William Smith, Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology Vol. II, page 408:
  2. ^ 1793, William Holwell, A Mythological, Etymological, and Historical Dictionary, page 440–441: