Passion, Sensual

Passion, Sensual

Anteros
Eros’s brother; avenger of unrequited love; god of passion. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 23]
Cleopatra
(69–30 B.C.) alluring and romantic queen of Egypt. [Egypt. Hist.: NCE, 577]
Eros
(Rom. Cupid) god of love; whence, word erotic. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 76]
Himeros
god of erotic desire; attendant of Aphrodite. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 131]
Kama
god of erotic love. [Hindu Myth.: Leach, 569]
Kiss, The
sculpture by French sculptor Rodin depicting passionate embrace. [Art: Osborne, 988]
Lolita
twelve-year-old inspires lust in older man. [Am. Lit.: Lolita]
ruby
represents intensity of feeling; July birthstone. [Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 28, 319]