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Venus & Aphrodite: History of a Goddess by Bettany Hughes


Ferdie Rous, The Oldie's editorial assistant, speaks to celebrated historian and broadcaster Bettany Hughes about the extraordinary history of Venus-Aphrodite, the goddess of love.

We reference a few paintings and sculptures throughout the podcast. Follow the links to find them.

Ishtar, Inanna, Astarte

Botticelli – The Birth of Venus; Venus & Mars

Knidian Aphrodite

Venus de Milo