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Cupid, aka Eros, has long history.

In honor of Valentine’s Day yesterday, I decided to dig a little deeper into the history of Cupid. I am thinking this week will be now devoted to gods and goddesses. I love mythology, so I am pretty excited about the topic!

English: Amor stringing his bow, Roman copy af...

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Today, we know Cupid as a little chubby, winged boyish figure. However, Cupid has been much more than the little dude we now know. In the Roman era, his name was indeed Cupid, but he also was known previously as Eros to the Greeks.

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