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1

Who wasn't invited to the wedding of Peleus and Thetis?

Eris - "conflict"

2

What does Eris throw into the wedding?

golden, inscribed apple saying - "To the most beautiful"

3

Who claims the apple?

Hera, Athena and Aphrodite

4

Who do they ask to judge who is the most beautiful? How does he respond?

Zeus - sends them to the Trojan shepherd Paris

5

Second name for Paris is...

Alexander

6

Mother and Father of Paris are...

Hecuba and Priam

7

What was pregnant Hecuba's dream? How does the prophet respond?

gives birth to burning torch and snakes - kill the infant or he'll destroy Troy

8

Who rescues Alexander?

shepherds - give name Paris

9

Who is Paris' lover?

Oinone

10

What was taken from Paris? Why?

prized bull - to be the prize at athletic games in Troy

11

What does Paris do in response to his bull being taken?

goes to Troy determined to win bull back - defeats all men, including his brothers --> recognized by his real family (King and Queen)

12

Who does Zeus send to Paris?

Hermes and the three goddesses

13

What does each goddess offer to Paris?

Hera - a rich and mighty king (power)
Athena - greatest warrior
Aphrodite - Helen of Sparta

14

Who does Paris chose? Repercussions?

Aphrodite - Hera and Athena become bitter foes of Trojans

15

What has Oinone seen/predicted in the future?

that Paris will return to her when he is badly wounded

16

How does Paris get Helen?

Menelaus leaves for Crete and Helen leaves him while he is gone to go to Troy with Paris