Cupid was the god of love a minion and constant companion of the goddess aphrodite. Cupids Roman name was Eros. Eros is the creature of later Greek poets. He was usually uniting power of love, which brought harmony and order among conflicts. Cupid is known to be the a symbol for valentines day. Hes armed with a bow with arrows. THe arrows show desire and emotions of love. He is know to look like a child, the only difference is that he has wings and flies.