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Priapus

A male fertility god

Priapus

The History and Following of the Greek God Priapus

The Greek God Priapus is depicted with an extremely large penis and he is notably remembered by the graphic representations within art. Some say he has an influence on the male fascination with the idea of an enlarged penis.

Who was Priapus?

The son of Aphrodite and Dionysus, myth suggests that Priapus was cursed by the Goddess Hera as punishment for his mother’s beauty. Refused admittance by the other Gods to Mount Olympus and forced to live amongst shepherds, it was Priapus’s frustration at being impotent that first led to his enlarged penis becoming permanently erect.

Destined to be impotent, ugly and foul-minded, Priapus earned

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