Himeros (Ἱμερος) is the god of sexual desire or unrequited love. He is one of
He is usually shown winged and as a young man or a child.
Himeros is usually shown with a bow and arrow and/or a taenia, a colorful headband worn by athletes. He is also usually depicted near or with
Eros, his twin brother.
In one myth, Himeros and his twin,
Eros, were present when Aphrodite emerged from the sea foam. But in the other two myths Aphrodite is either pregnant with the twins when she was born or she had them with the war god, Ares.
Aphrodite & Ares
Mosaic of Himeros (Desire) with his brother Eros (Love) carrying Aphrodite on a stool
Himeros the God of Desire with Peitho Goddess of persuation, seduction and charming speech (Black and White photo of Attic Red Figure Krater 420 BC
The Erotes Himeros & Eros pulling a chariot drawn by Aphrodite
Himeros and the other Erotes flying around Aphrodite (one of whom is suckling ar Aphrodite's breast