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Encyclopedia > Porus (Greek mythology)

In Plato's Symposium, Porus, or Poros, was the personification of expediency. He married Penia at a feast. He was sometimes considered the son of Metis and father of Eros. Statue of a philosopher, presumably Plato, in Delphi. ... Symposium is a Socratic dialogue by the ancient Greek philosopher Plato, student of Socrates. ... In Platos Symposium, Penia was the personification of poverty. ... In Greek mythology, Metis (wisdom) was a Titaness who was the first wife of Zeus and the mother of Athena. ... In Greek mythology, Eros was the god responsible for lust, love, and sex; he was also worshipped as a fertility deity. ...


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