Pothus was the god of sexual longing, yearning and desire. He was one of the winged love-gods known as Erotes.

Residence: Mount Olympus
Symbols: Bow, Arrows, Lyre, Candles, Hearts, Wings and Kisses
Parents: Aphrodite
Siblings: HarmoniaPhobusDeimus, Adrestia and Anterus

Statue of Pothus at the Centrale Montemartini, Rome. (c) Marie-Lan Nguyen
Paestan red-figiure krater, c. 340 BC, depicting Pothos. Getty Museum. (c) theoi.com
Skopas’ Pothos, c. 350 BC. (c) Marco Prins

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