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The dark side of Venus — goddess of war as well as love

11 January 2020

9:00 AM

11 January 2020

9:00 AM

Bettany Hughes has spent a decade, she tells us, exploring the origins of the goddess Aphrodite, first for a BBC documentary aired in 2017 and now for this book. I think it’s fair to say that if you saw the documentary, the book won’t have much more to offer you.

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