Aphroditus

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Herm of Aphroditus

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From Ancient Greek Ἀφρόδιτος ‎(Aphróditos), masculine form of Ἀφροδίτη ‎(Aphrodítē).

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Aphroditus

  1. (Greek mythology) was a male Aphrodite from Cyprus, and represented as a herm with a phallus, in later mythology became known as Hermaphroditus, the son of Hermes and Aphrodite.[1][2]

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  1. ^ William Smith (1850) Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology Vol. II, page 408
  2. ^ William Holwell (1793) A Mythological, Etymological, and Historical Dictionary, page 440–441