Love Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Love

  1. Aengus one of the Tuatha de Danaan; god of love. [Celtic Myth.: Jobes, 40]
  2. Amor another name for Cupid. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 19]
  3. Anacreon (563–478 B.C.) Greek lyric poet who idealized the pleasures of love. [Gk. Lit.: Brewer Dictionary, 31]
  4. Aphrodite goddess of love and beauty. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 25–26]
  5. Bast cat-headed goddess of love and fashion. [Egyptian Myth.: Espy, 20]
  6. Biducht goddess of love. [Persian Myth.: Jobes, 210]
  7. Cupid (Gk. Eros) god of love. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 70]
  8. diamond token of affection, e.g., for engagement. [Gem Symbolism: Jobes, 440–441]
  9. Frigg Scandinavian goddess of love and fertility. [Norse Myth.: Parrinder, 101]
  10. Garden of Love, The Rubens painting of ladies and gallants in an amorous mood. [Flem. Art: EB (1963), III, 190]
  11. honeysuckle symbol of affection. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 174; Kunz, 328]
  12. Kama god of love; Hindu equivalent of Eros. [Hindu Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 661]
  13. Krishna god who plays flute to enamored milkmaids. [Hindu Myth.: Binder, 23]
  14. myrtle to Renaissance, its perpetual greenness symbolized everlasting love. [Art: Hall, 219]
  15. pear symbol of love and tenderness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 176]
  16. red chrysanthemum symbol of love. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 333]
  17. ring worn on fourth finger, left hand, symbolizes love. [Western Folklore: Brewer Dictionary, 919]
  18. rose traditional symbol of love. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
  19. Rules of Courtly Love, The dos and don’ts manual for medieval lovers. [Eur. Hist.: Bishop, 301]
  20. St. Valentine’s Day (February 14) day of celebration of love. [Western Folklore: Leach, 1153]
  21. Sonnets from the Portuguese Elizabeth Browning’s famous poems celebrating love for her husband (1850). [Br. Lit.: Magill III, 1007–1009]
  22. sorrel indicates love and tenderness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
  23. three circles symbol indicates affection. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 343]
  24. Venus goddess of love and beauty. [Rom. Myth.: Aeneid]
  25. white lilacs indicates initial feelings of love. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 175]