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Cupid, Roman Religion and Mythology (Photo Archive)

Cupid

The god of love, son of Venus and Vulcan Roman Religion and Mythology / Lexicon

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Cupid with his bow

The Roman god of Cupid, identified with the Greek Eros, was the god of love.

Cupid was the son of Venus and Vulcan, and is normally represented as a little boy with wings, holding bow and arrows. He is often depicted on sarcophagi as a symbol of life after death.

Cupid survives in Christian iconography as the winged cherubs.

Photo gallery of one picture for "Cupid"

Prints of the photographs are available — read more here.

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This page is linked under the names "Cupid" and "Eros".

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