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VENERABLE VENEREAL VENAL VENUS
~ VENUS  or CHARIS  in ukr VENERA              sug> VENERABLE
^u       or APHRODITE  <see for much more      sug> APHRODISIAC
  myth> WIFE OF VULCAN or VULCANUS             sug> MULCIBER
        in some versions his wife was CHARIS   see> CHARM
  also VENUS and CHARIS are given as ONE       sug> CHARISMA
  NEITHER VENUS NOR CHARIS ENGENDERED CHILDREN 
  note OTHER VERSIONS STATITNG THAT VENUS 
       WAS THE MOTHER OF CUPID AND ENGENDERED 
  HERMAPHRODITUS by HERMES 
  concerning her faithlessness  see> APHRODITE
  id+ | as per LUCRETIUS [#] in his immortal poem 
        DE RERUM NATURA or THE NATURE OF THINGS 
  HE PROPOSES THAT VENUS ALONE GOVERNS NATURE and that 
  WITHOUT VENUS NOTHING COMES TO THE LIGHT    sug> DELIVERY
  note VENUS AS THE MOST CHARMING WOMAN       sug> STERILE
       HER SPOUSE WAS THE LAME VULCANUS       sug> VULCAN
  note VENUS HAD AN AFFAIR WITH MARS 
  ply> | THE MELDING OF VENUS WITH CHARIS 
         MAY BE THE SOURCE OF CHARISMA |
  biol> many organisms are named after VENUS
        note VENERIDAE or VENUS SHELLS
  also  VENERUPIS  VENIELLA VENILLICARDIA etc
  med> VENEREAL concerns ORGANS OF GENERATION  GONADS  GENITALS 
  med> tHE "CURSE OF VENUS" REFERS TO "VENEREAL" DISEASES 
  hx>  THE STATUE NOW KNOWN AS THE VENUS OF MILO or MELOS 
       WAS FOUND IN MELOS IN 1829 AND IS AMONG 
  art> AMONG THE GREATEST SCULPTURES OF THE WORLD now at the
       Louvre Museum in Paris along with many other statues and 
  paintings including THOSE by Peter Paul RUBENS [#] 
  TIZIANO VECELIO [#] and Lorenzo LOTTO [#] among others 
  also BOTTICELLI [#] produced two of the
  EARLIEST RENAISSANCE AND MOST OUTSTANDING PAINTINGS
  note MARS with VENUS IS CONSISTENTLY SHOWN ASLEEP 
       A SUGGESTION OF A POST-COITAL COMMON MALE EXHAUSTION 
  WHILE VENUS IS REPRESENTED ENVIGORATED 
  note BOTICCELLI PRODUCED A DEPICTION WITH STATYRS HOLDING 
 cont> see related entries in particular re: APHRODITE 
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