Abilities. As a son of Aphrodite and Ares, Eros is very powerful. In spite of the fact that he is a minor god, his omnipotent romantic allure makes most of the gods, like Demeter, Hera and even Zeus himself actually fear him. The only known deities who have at least a partial immunity to him are the Virgin Goddesses. Provided to YouTube by IngroovesEros and Apollo (Manhattan Clique Remix) · Studio KillersEros and Apollo℗ P Studio Killers RecordsReleased on:
In ancient Greek religion and mythology, the twelve Olympians are the major deities of the Greek pantheon, commonly considered to be Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Ares, Hephaestus, Aphrodite, Hermes, and either Hestia or Dionysus. They were called Olympians because, according to tradition, they resided on Mount Olympus.. Although Hades . Greek Mythology states that Apollo had been mocking the God of Love, Eros (also known as Cupid). In retaliation, Eros fired two arrows: a gold arrow that struck Apollo and made him fall in love with Daphne, and a lead arrow that made Daphne hate Apollo. Under the spell of the arrow, Apollo continued to follow Daphne, but she continued to reject him.
Portion of Apollo and the Python () by Cornelis de Vos. Image credit: Wikimedia Commons. So what Eros actually launches are poisonous projectiles, which, if with the right potency, can cause serious devastation. Those who’ve experienced rejection, abandon, or loss know how painful its effects can be;. Eros (/ ˈ ɪər ɒ s / or / ˈ ɛr ɒ s /; Ancient Greek: ἔρως érōs "love" or "desire") is a concept in ancient Greek philosophy referring to sensual or passionate love, from which the term erotic is derived. Eros has also been used in philosophy and psychology in a much wider sense, almost as an equivalent to "life energy". Protestant author C.S. Lewis posits it as one of the four.
Apollo and Hyancinthus Whilst pursuing the peaceful life of a shepherd, Apollo formed a strong friendship with two youths named Hyacinthus and Cyparissus, but the great favour shown to them by the god did not suffice to shield them from misfortune. The former was one day throwing the discus with Apollo, when, running too eagerly to take up the one thrown by the god, he was . One day Apollo insulted Eros, the god of love. Eros decided to get his revenge by shooting Apollo with a golden arrow causing him to fall in love with the nymph Daphne. At the same time, Eros shot Daphne with a lead arrow to cause her to reject Apollo. As Apollo chased Daphne through the woods, she called out to her father to save her.