What is Eros the god of?
Eros, in Greek religion, god of love.
Who was Eros in love with?
Aphrodite, jealous of Psyche’s beauty as men were leaving her altars barren to worship at the feet of a mortal, told her son Eros to make Psyche fall in love with the ugliest creature on earth. However, Eros fell deeply in love with her and took her to his heavenly home.
What is Eros known for?
Eros was the Greek god of love, or more precisely, passionate and physical desire. Without warning he selects his targets and forcefully strikes at their hearts, bringing confusion and irrepressible feelings or, in the words of Hesiod, he ‘loosens the limbs and weakens the mind’ (Theogony, 120).