THE CORINTHIAN GODDESS: Aphrodite and Her Hierodouloi

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Aphrodite Corinthian GoddessPlaced high on the Acrocorinth overlooking the Gulf of Corinth was a temple dedicated to Aphrodite, the goddess of the Corinthian citadel. And it was here that Aphrodite brought her eastern influence of sacred prostitution to this western port. I was always intrigued at how the ancient Greeks welcomed this eastern goddess into their culture. This article is a quick glimpse into the Corinthian goddess Aphrodite.

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About the Author:

Brian Clark has been a consulting astrologer and educator for most of his adult life. He is the creator of the Astro*Synthesis distance learning program which has been shaped from his experience as an astrological educator over the past 36 years. Through Odyssey Tours to Ancient Greece, Brian conducts tours to sacred sanctuaries, especially those dedicated to healing and divination.

Brian has been honoured with Life Membership in the Victorian Astrological Association and the Federation of Australian Astrologers, as well as it professional body the Association of Professional Astrologers for his contributions to the discipline of astrology. He has his BA (Hons) and MA in Classics and Archaeology from the University of Melbourne. He is the author of numerous articles, books and student publications which have been translated into French, German, Italian, Spanish, Mandarin and Japanese.


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