The definition of Cupids arrow in the dictionary is one of the arrows that Cupid is supposed to fire from his bow. According to the myth, a person struck by the arrow immediately falls in love. So Cupids arrow means love.
What does Cupids arrows mean?
He is also known in Latin as Amor (Love). His Greek counterpart is Eros. During this time, his iconography acquired the bow and arrow that represent his source of power: a person, or even a deity, who is shot by Cupids arrow is filled with uncontrollable desire.
Why does Cupid fire an arrow?
The god Apollo insults him, calling a him a silly boy with no business to be shooting arrows. Cupid gets his revenge by shooting one gold arrow at Apollo to make him fall in love, and another (lead-tipped this time) at the beautiful Daphne to make her fear and hate love.
What are Cupids arrows made of?
One with a barbed golden tip to make people fall in love, and one with a lead, or silver, blunted tip to make someone fall out of love, or even hate a person. Cupid had the divine power of using these arrows on both mortals and gods, and use them he did.
Who is the powerful goddess?
1. Athena. At the top of the list comes the goddess of wisdom, reasoning, and intelligence – Athena. She was a unique deity with unfathomable popularity among gods and mortals.