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Himeros

Himeros (Ἱμερος) is the god of sexual desire or unrequited love. He is one of The Erotes

AppearanceEdit

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.

MythEdit

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.

ParentsEdit

Aphrodite & Ares

SiblingsEdit

Eros (Twin-Brother)
Pothos (Brother)
Anteros (brother)
Hermaphroditus (half-brother)
Hedylogos (half-brother)
Phobos (brother)
Deimos (brother)
Harmonia (sister)

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