Cupid Quotes (63 quotes)
Who is Cupid?
Valentine Home. Search for: Calendars Holidays Recipes. Cupid Valentine's Day would not be complete without Cupid, the most recognized symbol of love. Nope, we are not talking about one of Santa's reindeer. We are speaking of Cupid, the God of Love. It is said that if Cupid shoots his arrow of love and hits you, that you will fall helplessly and madly in love with the next person you meet.
Long before the Romans adopted and renamed him, Cupid was known to the Greeks as Eros, the god of love. One of the first authors to mention Eros circa B. But later accounts of the lineage of Eros vary, describing him as the son of Nyx and Erebus; or Aphrodite and Ares; or Iris and Zephyrus; or even Aphrodite and Zeus—who would have been both his father and grandfather. Armed with a bow and a quiver filled with both golden arrows to arouse desire and leaden arrows to ignite aversion, Eros struck at the hearts of gods and mortals and played with their emotions. In one story from ancient Greek mythology, which was later retold by Roman authors, Cupid Eros shot a golden arrow at Apollo, who fell madly in love with the nymph Daphne, but then launched a leaden arrow at Daphne so she would be repulsed by him.
Who was the Nine Day Queen?
The reason doing the rounds is that Cupid encourages dating, so all activities related to Valentine's Day are banned. The two are the Caritas Institute of Higher Education, which has more than 1, students, and the Caritas Bianchi College of Careers, with a population of more than students. The ban came to light when the student union that covers both schools wanted to organize activities that included a "matching service" for young people under the theme "Caritas Cupid" and based around Thursday's Valentines' Day. The union was also told that alumni and Catholics generally could be unhappy about these activities and complain, and that would affect the institutions' reputations. But a spokesman for Caritas denied it had banned the use of "Cupid. The union should have submitted a comprehensive outline about the planned events, it added. Still, people including alumni were astounded that dating is frowned upon even among students of tertiary education age.
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All rights reserved. Cupid and Psyche. Home Mythology Cupid and Psyche Summary. Intro Summary. All three of the girls are attractive, but one of them is absolutely gorgeous — Psyche.