"Aphrodite or Venus" —Bulfinch, 1897

Aphrodite

"Aphrodite or Venus" —Bulfinch, 1897

An illustration of Renee Corbeau in the presents of judges pleading for her freedom to love. Caption below illustration: "Furious through despair, and guided only by her passion, she rushed with such impetuosity through the crowd, that she got into the inner chamber before the judges were separated, and then her face bathed in tears, and all in disorder, she addressed them."

Renee Corbeau

An illustration of Renee Corbeau in the presents of judges pleading for her freedom to love. Caption…

An illustration of a man and woman embracing.

Couple Embracing

An illustration of a man and woman embracing.

An illustration of a couple walking under a tree.

Couple Walking

An illustration of a couple walking under a tree.

A young couple walking arm in arm in the woods.

Couple Walking in Woods

A young couple walking arm in arm in the woods.

Generally represented as a beatiful boy with wings, carrying a bow and quiver arrows, and is often spoken as blind or being blindfolded.

Cupid

Generally represented as a beatiful boy with wings, carrying a bow and quiver arrows, and is often spoken…

" 33 But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him," Luke 10:33 KJV

The Good Samaritan

" 33 But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion…

That which resembles a heart in shape.

Heart

That which resembles a heart in shape.

A symbol of a heart used to represent love.

Heart

A symbol of a heart used to represent love.

"Mirror case illustrating storming of the Castle of Love, French, about 14th century, South Kensington museum." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Ivory Carving

"Mirror case illustrating storming of the Castle of Love, French, about 14th century, South Kensington…

This is a drawing that comes from the English Illustrated Magazine in 1894. It was created by British artist Henry Ryland. The illustration is explains a poem by Sir Thomas Wyat English Lyrical poet. It seems to show a man expressing his love to his lady.

English Illustrated Magazine

This is a drawing that comes from the English Illustrated Magazine in 1894. It was created by British…

An illustration of a man embracing a woman for a kiss while the woman holds a branch of mistletoe in her hand.

Man Embracing Woman

An illustration of a man embracing a woman for a kiss while the woman holds a branch of mistletoe in…

An illustration of a mother comforting her daughter.

Mother Comforting Daughter

An illustration of a mother comforting her daughter.

"I long to lay this aching head and wounded heart beneath the soil, To slumber in that dreamless bed from all my toil." -Trowbridge, 1866

Poetic Rebus

"I long to lay this aching head and wounded heart beneath the soil, To slumber in that dreamless bed…

"Theocritus asserts that there is no rememdy for Love but the Muses. He then gives an account of the love of the Cyclops Polyphemus for the sea-nymph Galatea." — The Delphian Society, 1913

Polyphemus

"Theocritus asserts that there is no rememdy for Love but the Muses. He then gives an account of the…

Column located in the Temple of Denderah, with masks of Hathor, an Egyptian sky goddess of love and joy, adorning the top.

Column from the Temple of Denderah, with Hathor Masks, Time of Cesar

Column located in the Temple of Denderah, with masks of Hathor, an Egyptian sky goddess of love and…

An illustration of women attempting to shoot men with cupids arrow while cupid sits on a branch above.

Valentine's Day

An illustration of women attempting to shoot men with cupids arrow while cupid sits on a branch above.

An illustration of women walking away with the man who's heart they captured by hitting them with Cupid's arrow.

Valentine's Day

An illustration of women walking away with the man who's heart they captured by hitting them with Cupid's…

An illustration of a woman surrounded by a group of five suitors.

Woman Surrounded by Suitors

An illustration of a woman surrounded by a group of five suitors.