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Apollo and Daphne Venus and Adonis

Venus and Adonis

In the myth about Venus and Adonis, Venus loves a human man name Adonis. When he's killed in a hunting accident, she transforms him into a flower, called an anemone. Just like Apollo, she's honoring the memory of her lost lover by turning him into a plant.

You can learn much more about this story in our guide to "Venus and Adonis."

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