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Zeus wanted to punish Aphrodite for forcing so many gods to fall in love with mortals to their embarrassment, so he made her fall in love with this Trojan Prince; Aphrodite pretended to be a human princess and he willingly slept with her, later she revealed her true identity and he was afraid; he was drinking and gossiped about his affair with Aphrodite and so was struck by Zeus and was. The great connection to people and nature on Earth Aphrodite possesses plays a key role into the creation of Aphrodite of Knidos. Many see the Aphrodite of Knidos as just a sensual erotic portraiture of the goddess of love and sex, due to her nudity, exposing her breasts and partial pubic area.

Like the other gods and goddesses, however, Aphrodite also harshly punished those who refused to honor her properly (in her case, this meant celibates or others who withstood the pleasures of love). Hippolytus (see Lucky in War, Unlucky in Love: Theseus) was just one of the mortals whom Aphrodite punished for denying himself erotic joys. The goddess of love, passion and procreation, sensual Aphrodite was the wellspring of both homosexual and heterosexual erotic desire. A figure both generously nurturing and passionately destructive, Aphrodite embodied all the possibilities that love and desire had to offer.