Venus and Aphrodite

£9.99

Through ancient art, evocative myth, exciting archaeological revelations and philosophical explorations Bettany Hughes shows why this immortal goddess endures through to the twenty-first century, and what her journey through time reveals about what matters to us as humans.

ISBN: 9781474610384 Author: Hughes, Bettany Publisher: Orion Publishing Co Publication Date: 12th November 2020 Imprint: Weidenfeld & Nicolson Cover: Paperback Dewey: 292.2114 (edition:23) Pages: 256 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: ,

‘Lively’ THE TIMES
‘Engrossing’ THE SPECTATOR
‘Stunning’ WOMAN & HOME
‘Marvellous’ BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE

Through ancient art, evocative myth, intriguing archaeological discoveries and philosophical explorations, Bettany Hughes takes us on a voyage of discovery to reveal the truth behind Venus, and why this immortal goddess is so much more than nudity, romance and sex. It is both the remarkable story of one of antiquity’s most potent forces, and the story of human desire – how it transforms who we are and how we behave.

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