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Priapus

Priapus was a fertility god. There are a series of claims re: his parents:

1) Dionysius and Aphrodite
2) Dionysius and a Naias
3) Dionysius and Chione (Khione)
4) Adonis and Aphrodite
5) Hermes
6) Zeus and Aphrodite
http://www.theoi.com/Georgikos/Priapos.html

Diodorus Siculus, Library of History 4.6.1 links Priapus with Min.


He was a son of Aphrodite by Dionysus, Hermes, or Adonis
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Priapus was a Greek god of fertility whose symbol was an exaggerated phallus. The son of Aphrodite and either Dionysus or Adonis, he was the protector of livestock, fruit plants, gardens, and male genitalia. His name is the origin of the medical term priapism.
 
 
 
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