Anterus was the god of requited love and one of the Erotes, the winged gods of love.

Residence: Mount Olympus
Symbols: Bow, Arrows, Lyre, Candles, Hearts, Wings and Kisses
Parents: Ares and Aphrodite
Siblings: ErosHarmoniaPhobusDeimus, Adrestia and Himerus

Anterus by Alfred Gilbert, 1893; from the Shaftesbury Memorial in Piccadilly Circus. (c) Michael Reeve

Anterus was often depicted opposite Eros on Aphrodite‘s scales of love.

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