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Adonis - Wikipedia


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 further ...

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 - 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, 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 | Poetry Foundation


Though they could not afford the cost of formal education, Adonis's father taught his son to read and helped him memorize poems while he worked on the family ...

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 | Definition of Adonis by Merriam-Webster


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 ...

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 - Poet | Academy of American Poets - Poets.org


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



ADONIS - EZA SHI NHAR | ادونيس - إذا شي نهار; ADONIS - FI ZINI KTIR | ادونيس - في زيني كتير; ADONIS - SHAJRET EL JARARANK; ADONIS - SHBABIK ...

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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 - 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 ...

Adonis | Greek mythology | Britannica.com


Oct 8, 2007 ... Adonis, in Greek mythology, a youth of remarkable beauty, the favourite of the goddess Aphrodite (identified with Venus by the Romans).