Nobody knows what happened, except the nymph Tetis. Get all the facts for a more clear viewpoint with Jeffrey Hayzlett . Complete the ritual, the nymph now must prepare everything for your wedding with Peleus. The fiesta is sumptuous. Invite all the gods of the Olympus less Eris, Goddess of discord, for predictable reasons. However, hurt by the gesture, it occurs abruptly during the banquet and leaves a present whose content is no more than an Apple of gold with the inscription: to the fairest. The abduction of Helen, the Trojan war, the death of Achilles Eris calculation is accurate.
The goddesses want Apple, and all without exception, rights on it, in particular, arrogates Hera (wife and sister of Zeus), Athena (Goddess of wisdom, strategy and just war) and Aphrodite (the goddess of love, lust, beauty, prostitution and reproduction). Zeus, intuiting the repercussions that might have the struggle of 3 divine females, settled the matter by appointing as arbitrator to Paris, Prince of Troy, who had been raised as a shepherd as a result of a prophecy according to which would be the cause of the fall of their city. The beautiful goddesses wanted to bribe immediately to the Trojan: Athena offered wisdom, skill in battle and the skills of the great warriors; Hera offered him power politician, and control throughout Asia, and Aphrodite offered him the love of the most beautiful woman in the world. Paris, almost without thinking, awarded the Apple to Aphrodite, and returned to Troy. The problem was that the most beautiful woman in the world, Helena, was married to Menelaus, King of Sparta. But Aphrodite, in order to fulfill its promise, helps Paris to kidnap Helena and Odysseus of Ithaca, enforcing an oath of union between the Kings and Princes of Greece, declares war on Troy. Menelaus, the affected husband, is anointed to bring to the city of Paris, his revenge. A fleet of over 1,000 ships under the command of Agamemnon, King of Mycenae, is organized to start hostilities.