DescriptionVenus was a Roman goddess principally associated with love, beauty and fertility, who played a key role in many Roman religious festivals and myths. Venus was commonly associated with the Greek goddess Aphrodite and the Etruscan deity Turan, borrowing aspects from each. Eros was the son of Aphrodite and Ares, the Greek god of war. To the Ancient Greeks, Eros was the primordial god of sexual love and beauty, and was worshiped as a fertility deity. His Roman counterpart was Cupid ('desire'), who was also known as Amor ('love').
Roberto Mendoza, New Jersey Member Since March 2009 Artist Statement Roberto Mendoza is a gay, Cuban, artist, author and witch living in the northern New Jersey / New York area with his husband, their dog, an occasional ghost and aspirations of grandeur.
Much of Roberto's mythological and fantasy inspired artwork is available for purchase on a wide variety of products and apparel. Links to all of Roberto's shops and fanpages are available on his website at: http://www.azodnem.com. New artwork and products are added to his shops frequently. So, please take a moment, look around, and by all means... shop and support your local Azodnem.