Apple of Discord

Greek - The golden apple tossed by Eris into the wedding feast of Peleus and Thetis. This apple, said to be inscribed 'For the fairest', caused argument between Aphrodite, Athena and Hera; Paris was appointed to adjudicate. His decision to award the prize to Aphrodite, who promised him Helen as a reward, led to the Trojan War. The apple was one of the Apples of the Hesperides, stolen by Eris. Sometimes known as Apple of Discord.

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