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Eos (Aurora) - Aphrodite vs. Eos

Aphrodite vs. Eos

Case Description: Complainant (Aphrodite) accuses Defendant (Eos) of being all up on her main-squeeze, Ares. The goddess of love was majorly ticked off when she heard that her lover, Ares, spent the night with the goddess of dawn. Eos didn't see the big deal. After all, Aphrodite was married to Hephaestus anyway.

Case Status: Case closed. Aphrodite decided to get back at Eos by cursing her to have an insatiable sexual appetite for handsome young men. (Wouldn't it have been a worse punishment in she was cursed to like ugly men or warthogs or something?)