Greek Mythology states that Apollo had been mocking the God of Love, Eros (also known as Cupid). In retaliation, Eros fired two arrows: a gold arrow that struck Apollo and made him fall in love with Daphne, and a lead arrow that made Daphne hate Apollo. Mar 13, · Eros – known as Cupid to the Romans – was the Greek god of sexual attraction, a constant companion of Aphrodite.
Sep 27, · It seems that every time Apollo goes to bed, Eros stays awake until it's morning. He catches him awake one night, then another Then he suspects he . One day Apollo insulted Eros, the god of love. Eros decided to get his revenge by shooting Apollo with a golden arrow causing him to fall in love with the nymph Daphne. At the same time, Eros shot Daphne with a lead arrow to cause her to reject Apollo. As Apollo chased Daphne through the woods, she called out to her father to save her.
Jan 23, · Unfortunately, Daphne was cursed by the Goddess Eros to have a hatred of love and lust. It was an act of revenge against Apollo who claimed he was a better archer than Eros. Eventually, after Daphne grew tired of Apollo's chasing she begged her father the river god Peneus for help. He turned Daphne was into a laurel tree to escape the love of. Apollo has never seen Eros this content before. He was surprised the god of love even walked away from his lover. "Apollo," Eros greeted, his smile widening. Apollo gave a small smile in return. He could not help but be wary of the god. Apollo has been hit by one of Eros' arrows too many to count. "Eros," Apollo greeted in return.