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Aphrodite

Aphrodite Rising... as Beyoncé?

Laurie Lovekraft | Posted 09.08.2014 | Religion
Laurie Lovekraft

Not only was Queen Bey's 16-minute VMA medley from her self-titled album flawless and edgy, but it was a testament to the power and majesty of a woman who knows her worth -- the embodiment of Aphrodite. After watching Beyoncé's performance, you may agree that Aphrodite isn't dead but merely had a costume change.

Aphrodite's Love

Lisa Levart | Posted 06.16.2013 | Arts
Lisa Levart

Aphrodite, who in Greek mythology arose from the foam of the elemental waters, celebrates love and sexuality as an embodied divinity.

PHOTOS: Cyprus From The Trail

Paul Steele | Posted 01.28.2013 | Travel
Paul Steele

Earlier this year I travelled to a place better known for sea, sand and unrest than for hiking.

How To Enjoy -- Not Envy -- The Beauty Advantage

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 02.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

The ugly truth? Beauty is unfair. But for we "everyday" men and women, what really matters is knowing that unique beauty -- experienced within, and with all its imperfections -- is the one that lasts a lifetime.

Revealing Aphrodite

Stavros Papageorghiou | Posted 01.21.2012 | Home
Stavros Papageorghiou

The topic of Aphrodite holds a great interest and has many dimensions, and that what is most surprising is that no Cypriot or foreign film-maker had ever thought of tackling it.

PHOTOS The Getty: A Hunt For Looted Art At The World's Richest Museum

Jason Felch | Posted 08.15.2011 | Books
Jason Felch

When oil tycoon J. Paul Getty died in 1976, he left his boutique Malibu museum nearly his entire $700 million dollar personal fortune--transforming it overnight into the world's wealthiest art institution.

Getty Museum's Aphrodite Returned To Italy

latimes.com | Jason Felch, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The J. Paul Getty Museum's iconic statue of Aphrodite was quietly escorted back to Sicily by Italian police last week, ending a decades-long dispute o...

Good Time Charlie: The Sheen of Hollywood's Restored Rogue Archetype

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

In repossessing his previously successful persona, Charlie Sheen is now tweaking it into a narrative only Hollywood's long-gone "Rogue" Archetype can ...

Cyprus: Tales of Aphrodite

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Legends say this is the spot where the Greek goddess came to freshen up after running around with her many boyfriends. The waters are believed to have magical properties.

Aphrodite: Celebrating The Goddess Of Love And Beauty Within

Agapi Stassinopoulos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Agapi Stassinopoulos

This Valentine's Day give yourself permission to let Aphrodite surprise and delight you. Let her come to you from the realm of love, awakening your own inner beauty.

Sarah Palin: America's Trojan Horse

Virginia Bell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Virginia Bell

Sarah Palin has the ability to evoke many goddesses simultaneously which may account for her appeal. Yet there is something false about how she conjures up each feminine archetype as if playing dress up.