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Why Venus is the Worst Roman God

Historian Gie Wilson

When I’m reading mythology, I often like to examine each of the gods in turn, seeing who is the best and who I would want to be my parent at Camp Half Blood (ikyk). However, I’ve decided from examining the lack of moral character of the gods as demonstrated by the myths, it may be more interesting to attempt to determine the worst. This is a highly sought for rank, and my verdict may be decisive, but I strongly believe that Venus is THE WORST Roman god, and here are my three primary reasons...