Ado was very handsome and he was the only guy Venus ever fell in love with. She was so much in love that for him she left her comfortable sofa and shoe wardrobe behind and began running about woods and forest as if she was Diane. Ado was very fond of hunting, that's why. But one day he was killed by a wild boar. As he was so handsome, not to lose such beauty he was transformed into a flower, in italian the flower is called anemone but I don't know the english word.
That's from the Metamorphosis by Ovidio, a vey fun book.
(Adonis is the genitive of Ado, it means *of Ado*)
(my mother would be f**king proud of me, all these years of study! :)