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Hephaestus (Vulcan) Photo: Aphrodite, Eros, and Hephaestus at the Forge
Did Aphrodite have to bring Eros to my forge? I like the kid alright, but it's embarrassing when she brings her illegitimate children around. [Forge of Vulcan by Antoine Wiertz, 19th century.] Public domain.