Art Nouveau illustration of Leander, from the Greek myth of Hero and Leander.
Leander falls in love with Hero, a priestess of Aphrodite (Venus), and swims across the Hellespont every night to be with her.
That my slack Muse sings of Leander's eyes;
Those orient cheeks and lips, exceeding his
That leapt into the water for a kiss
Of his own shadow, and, despising many,
Died ere he could enjoy the love of any...
from the poem 'Hero and Leander' by Christopher Marlowe
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