Alinne Rezende

visual storyteller / photojournalist
  
Land of Aphrodite
Location: Brazil
Nationality: Brazilian
Biography: "Photography has always matched all my passions, all my choices, and all my curiosities. It has always been my best excuse: excuse to go, to be there, to tell, to listen, to come back, to get to know a bit more. It makes me think, look,... MORE
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Land of Aphrodite
Copyright Alinne Rezende 2023
Date of Work Jun 2017 - Ongoing
Updated Jun 2019
Location Cyprus
Topics Arts, Beachs, Beauty, Borders, Community, Documentary, Environment, Essays, Fine Art, greek mythology, Historical, Landscape, Photography, Travel, Wildlife
It was around 1200BC when Aphrodite (which means “foam born”), goddess of Love and Beauty, emerged from the gentle jade-colored seafoam at Petra Tou Romiou, a boulder that juts up from the south coast of Cyprus as majestically today as it did then.

The island pays tribute to this mythical goddess in many ways, like keeping the mystical stories of the Greek Gods alive, but most notably is the preservation of the Baths of Aphrodite, the tranquil site hidden away in Paphos, north Cyprus and where she met up with her beloved Adonis.
 
Although Aphrodite may be one of the strongest defining moments when calling Cyprus the island of love, the truth also lies in the finer details of this beautiful place.

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Fora por volta de 1200AC quando Afrodite (nome que significa "nascida das espumas"), deusa grega da beleza e do amor, emergiu da suave espuma do mar cor de jade na Pedra Tou Romiou, uma pedra que localizada na costa sul de Chipre tão majestosamente hoje quanto naquela época.

A ilha presta homenagem a esta deusa de várias maneiras, como por exemplo, mantendo vivas as histórias místicas dos antigos deuses gregos, mas mais notavelmente, pela preservação das Termas de Afrodite, o local tranquilo escondido em Paphos, norte de Chipre onde ela se encontrava com seu amado Adônis.
 
Embora Afrodite possa ser um dos motivos mais marcantes para chamar Chipre de " A ilha do amor",  podemos encontrar outras razões até mesmo nos pequenos detalhes deste belo lugar.
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