oAphrodite (Greek: Ἀφροδίτη; Latin: Venus) is the classical Greek goddess of love

and beauty. According to Greek oral poet Hesiod, she was born when Uranus was castrated by his son Cronus. Cronus threw his severed genitals into the sea, and from the aphros (sea foam) arose Aphrodite.

rnous had thrown the seashells in, and then a giant seashell arose from the foam and inside was Aphrodite. Aphrodite was the goddess of love and beauty. She was born when Cornous threw some rare seashells into the ocean. The water began to foam and churn around where Cornous had thrown the seashells in, and then a giant seashell arose from the foam and inside was Aphrodite.