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Adonis in Greek mythology, is a central figure in various mystery religions. In 1966, Wahib Attalah wrote that the "cult of Adonis belonged to women," and further ...

Adonis - Encyclopedia Mythica


Adonis is a complex figure, for the outlines of his tale were fully as a part of the sub-Olympian Greek mythology by Greek and Roman authors, and yet he also ...

Urban Dictionary: Adonis


The name of Greek goddess Aphrodite's male lover, who was a great and handsome hunter until a boar killed him. She turned him into a rose to rememb...

Adonis - Greek Mythology Link


Adonis was a handsome young man, of beauty comparable to that of Endymion, Ganymedes, Narcissus, Hyacinthus 1, Atlantius (also called Hermaphroditus), ...

Adonis - Ancient History Encyclopedia


Feb 21, 2016 ... The myth of Adonis, a tale as old as time, is a legendary love story that combines tragedy and death on the one hand, and the joy of coming ...

Adonis | Define Adonis at Dictionary.com


Adonis definition, Classical Mythology. a youth slain by a wild boar but permitted by Zeus to pass four months every year in the lower world with Persephone, ...

Adonis - Poetry Foundation


Adonis. Poet Details. b. 1930. Arab poet, translator, editor, and theorist Ali Ahmad Said Esber was the eldest of six children born to a family of farmers in Syria's ...

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Adonis | Academy of American Poets - Poets.org


Adonis was born Ali Ahmed Said in the village of Al Qassabin.

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Adonis - Greek Mythology


In Greek mythology, Adonis was the god of beauty and desire. Originally, he was a god worshipped in the area of Phoenicia (modern – day Lebanon), but was ...

Adonis, in Greek mythology - Infoplease


Adonis. Adonis (ədōˈnĭs, ədŏnˈĭs) [key], in Greek mythology, beautiful youth beloved by Aphrodite and Persephone. He was born of the incestuous union of ...

Adonis | Greek mythology | Britannica.com


Adonis, in Greek mythology, a youth of remarkable beauty, the favourite of the goddess Aphrodite (identified with Venus by the Romans). Traditionally, he was ...