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Venus (Aphrodite)

 

Universe
Marvel Universe

Real Name
Aphrodite Ourania

Aliases
Victoria Nutley "Vicki" Starr, Aphrodite Pandemos, many others

Identity
Regarded as mythological by the general public, Starr identity secret

Citizenship
Olympus (also had her own kingdom on planet Venus for an undisclosed period of time)

Place of Birth
Junction of the lonian & Aegean seas, off the coast of the Isle of Kythira

First Appearance
Venus #1 (1941)

One of the world’s most powerful, influential and enduringly celebrated love goddesses, Venus was originally known as Aphrodite by her earliest worshipers, the ancient Greeks. When the generation of proto-Olympian gods known as the Titans first seized power, their leader Cronus defeated and castrated their peoples previous ruler Ouranos (aka Uranus) and hurled the elder god’s severed gonads into the sea, where the foam that rose around them and took the form of a beautiful grown goddess Aphrodite, who floated to the shore atop of a huge scallop shell.



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