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Bronze Figure of Adonis /Tammuz (?)
The Greeks adopted not only individual myths but also deities from their eastern neighbours. Thus both the goddess of love, Aphrodite, and the boyishly beautiful Adonis had their origins in the Syrian-Phoenician region. The inventive Greek mind…
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