Month: Jan 2020

From Hermaphroditus to Aphrodite: The Transformation of a Statue in 18th century Britain

Hermaphroditos, son of Hermes and Aphrodite, rejected nymph Salmacis as his lover. Salmacis persuaded Zeus to merge their bodies and that union produced a bisexed being with male sexual organs … Continue reading From Hermaphroditus to Aphrodite: The Transformation of a Statue in 18th century Britain