- an epithet of Aphrodite, meaning “Lady of Cyprus.”
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Nay, who but would have lamented the grievous love of Cypris?
Fair was the form of Cypris, while Adonis was living, but p. 173her beauty has died with Adonis!
No, and if you were Cypris in person I should disdain you no less, in spite of every charm.Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2
The name Cypraea comes from Cypris, one of the names of the goddess Venus.
Again the conception of Athena pretending to be Cypris is curious.The Rhesus of Euripedes