The Myth of Psyche and Cupid
"Beauty is a curse," Psyche thought as she looked over the cliff's edge where she'd been abandoned by her father. Her physical flawlessness was so absolute from birth that she was revered as a modern manifestation of Venus, the deity who embodies passion and adoration.
WHY YOU SHOULD READ DANTE'S "DIVINE COMEDY"?
These ominous words, written above the Gate of Hell, foretell gloom for Dante as he begins his descent into hell: "Abandon all hope, ye who enter here..." Nevertheless, despite its melancholy tone, this prophecy initiates perhaps the greatest love story ever told; an awe-inspiring excursion that includes both the human and the heavenly. Yet, for Dante to arrive at considerate salvation, he should initially track down his direction through a lot of hardship.