The story of cupid is a myth
A myth is a traditional story or legend that is believed to be true but really isn’t.
In Roman mythology cupid was the son on Venus the goddess of love and beauty. In Greek mythology her name is Aphrodite.
In Roman mythology Cupid also goes by the name Amor or Cupido. In Greek mythology he also goes by Eros.
In poems cupid is described as a young man or boy with white wings holding a golden bow and arrow.
In many paintings cupid is painted as a young boy or baby nude or in a diaper.
The legend goes that if two people get hit with cupid’s arrow they fall in love.
Cupid is a symbol for Valentine’s Day, a holiday that celebrates love.
Cupid’s wife’s name was Psyche and his daughter was Voluptus.