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n. Greek Mythology


(Classical Myth & Legend) another name for Aphrodite
ˌCytherˈean adj


(ˌæf rəˈdaɪ ti)

the ancient Greek goddess of love and beauty, identified by the Romans with Venus.
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Noun1.Cytherea - goddess of love and beauty and daughter of Zeus in ancient mythologyCytherea - goddess of love and beauty and daughter of Zeus in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Venus
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Her gods and men call Aphrodite, and the foam-born goddess and rich-crowned Cytherea, because she grew amid the foam, and Cytherea because she reached Cythera, and Cyprogenes because she was born in billowy Cyprus, and Philommedes (9) because sprang from the members.
Chemical and sensory characteristics of pulp and peel caja-manga (Spondias cytherea Sonn) jelly.
And when he first, having cut off the male parts with the unconquerable metal, Threw them from the dry earth into the churning sea, So they were carried for a long time over the sea, and round about, White foam arose from the immortal skin; and in it, A young girl was born, and she first drew near holy Cytherea, And from there, afterwards, she reached sea-girt Cyprus.
Content thee, Cytherea, in thy care, Since thy Aeneas' wand'ring fate is firm, Whose wean- limbs shall shortly make repose In those fair walls I promis'd him of yore.
Hence we witness a striking progress in his depiction of women " from Cytherea in Desperate Remedies to Sue Bridehead in Jude the Obscure.
lusoria Roding, 1798; Meretrix labiosa Lamarck, 1801 ; Cytherea ponderosa Schumacher, 1817; C.
Browne J and N Badrie Effects of pre-treatments on the physicochemical quality and sensory acceptance of osmo-air-dehydrated 'dwarf golden apples (Spondias cytherea Sonn.
Cytherea elliptica (Sowerby, 1853); Circe pulchra (Deshayes, 1854); Cytherea (Circe) paralytica (Romer, 1860); Cytherea (Lioconcha) doritis (Romer, 1860); Circe abbreviata (Reeve, 1856); Circe fumata (Reeve, 1863); Tapes amphidesmoides (Reeve, 1864); Lioconcha funiculata (Romer, 1864); Lioconcha limenia (Romer, 1864), Circenita callipyga (Bosch et al.
The story is divided into two parts: in the first we have Poliphilus narrating his adventures until his final union with Polia in the island of Cytherea, while in the second part Polia takes up the role of the narrator and recounts her own version of their love story, which takes place in a seemingly "real" world.
Following the Fordicidia, we find Cytherea commanding the day to end faster (4.