Footer Navigation. His name is often applied in modern times to handsome youths, of whom he is the archetype. This, in turn, encourages looting.
Aphrodite found the baby,  and took him to the underworld to be fostered by Persephone. For the Syrian poet, see Adunis. All rights reserved About Us. I don't know who they're protecting by secrecy. Gold glitzy glamour!
For other uses, see Adonis disambiguation. Sophie Turner for Women of the year awards. In the mid-twentieth century, scholars began to severely criticize the designation of "dying-and-rising god".
Red glitter nails. Adonis grew into an astonishingly handsome young man, causing Aphrodite and Persephone to feud over him, with Zeus eventually decreeing that Adonis would spend one third of the year in the Underworld with Persephone, one third of the year with Aphrodite, and the final third of the year with whomever he chose. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site.