sobbing, begged Ares for his war car which he lent her. Iris, the
rainbow, took the reins and drove to Olympus.
collapsed on her mother, Dione, and condemned
the Greeks for warring against the gods. While Dione soothed and
healed Aphrodite, she told stories of the times that gods had been
wounded. The wound healed quickly.
Hera and Athena
made fun of Aphrodite. Zeus advised
her to leave war to Ares and Athena and keep to herself to the domain of love and