Aphrodite's Rock in Cyprus

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Carole Raddato
published on 14 March 2019
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Petra tou Romiou ("Rock of the Greek"), also known as Aphrodite's Rock, is said to be the site of the birth of the goddess Aphrodite on the island of Cyprus. It is located southeast of Paphos in the southern part of Cyprus.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, March 14). Aphrodite's Rock in Cyprus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10182/aphrodites-rock-in-cyprus/

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Raddato, Carole. "Aphrodite's Rock in Cyprus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 14, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10182/aphrodites-rock-in-cyprus/.

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