Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of love, related to the Asian mother goddess Ishtar and Astarte. Homer wrote that Aprodite was the daughter of Zeus and Dione. Read more about Aphrodite with these books.
by Rachel Rosenzweig. University of Michigan Press. In this book, Rachel Rosenzweig explores Aphrodite's prominent role among the gods of classical Athens. This book examines Aphrodite scholarship for a better understanding.
by Doris Orgel, and Marilee Heyer. Dorling Kindersley Publishing. Here, the author re-tells the stories of three of the most famous goddesses: Athena, Aphrodite, and Hera. The book also includes 8 watercolor-and-pencil illustrations.
by Jennifer Reif. Spilled Candy Publication. From the publisher: "Author Jennifer Reif enriched this story with extensive research on Ancient Greece, Goddess worship, and temple life. Jennifer even research ancient Greek weddings at the J. Paul Getty Museum Library."
by Doris Gates, and Constantine CoConis (Illustrator). Penguin Group. Here, Doris Gates retells the stories of Aphrodite and Demeter, goddesses of beauty and agriculture.