Many of the Roman gods and goddesses have similar attributes for the Greek counterparts. For example, Venus the Goddess of Love, her Greek counterpart is Aphrodite the Goddess of Beauty. Venus is always depicted in art as being a vision of purity and beauty.
Both women represent desire in the form of sexual curiosity. Despite Venus being a symbol for fertility, she was a beacon for Roman people thus. birthing their hero of the Troy war, Aeneas. Mythology of Venus