Gods and goddesses of love
The strong bronzed bodies of the ancient Gods also carried a warm heart inside. These are the Gods of love and their deeds for you to marvel at.
Eros - The Greek God of sexual love and beauty. He was the patron of love between man and woman and was known to be very mischievous. Armed with a bow and arrow or with gifts for lovers, it was Eros who lighted the flame of love in the hearts of both Gods and men.
Cupid - The God of erotic love for the Romans, he also went by the name Amor, the Latin word for love. He was the son of the Goddess Venus and was held in the same reverence as his mother. In ancient art he was portrayed as a naughty boy armed with a bow and arrows.
Kama - Son of the Goddess Lakshmi, Kama is the God of love in Hindu mythology. He is depicted in the same way as Cupid, armed with a bow and arrow. He would travel the three worlds on the back of his parrot, looking to shoot someone with his arrows that would enchant the five senses with beauty.
Hymenaios - One of the youthful Gods of love from Greek Mythology. Hymenaios was known as the God of Weddings. His appearance in art is that of a child with wings carrying a bridal torch.
Baldr - Born to the God Odin, Bladr was the God of love and light in Norse mythology. The second son of Odin, he was described as being the fairest of the Gods and the wisest of them all. He was married to Nanna and had a son named Forseti.
Xochipilli - From the land of the Aztecs comes the God Xochipilli. He was the God of beauty, dance and fertility in Aztec mythology. He was the patron God of homosexuals and male prostitutes.