Adonis in Greek mythology, is a central figure in various mystery religions. In
1966, Wahib Atallah wrote that the "cult of Adonis belonged to women," and
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, a youth of remarkable beauty, the favourite of the
goddess Aphrodite (identified with Venus by the Romans). Traditionally, he was ...
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 ...
Adonis. Adonis (ədōˈnĭs, ədŏnˈĭs) [key], in Greek mythology, beautiful youth
beloved by Aphrodite and Persephone. He was born of the incestuous union of ...
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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, ...
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...
1 : a youth loved by Aphrodite who is killed at hunting by a wild boar and restored
to Aphrodite from Hades for a part of each year. 2 : a very handsome young ...
(genus): Adonis annua - type species; Adonis aestivalis, Adonis aleppica, Adonis
amurensis, Adonis bienertii, Adonis bobroviana, Adonis brevistyla, Adonis ...