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The Statue of Eros… isn’t actually a Statue of Eros

The Statue of Eros isn’t actually Eros. The Earl of Shaftesbury, who commissioned the piece, was a humanitarian and meant for the statue to represents Anteros, the god of selfless and mature love, not his twin brother Eros, the god of frivolous and romantic love. But the Cupid-like bow and arrow confused people!

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