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  ERIS : Greek goddess of strife & discord ; mythology ; pictures : DISCORDIA
Because of Eris' disagreeable nature she was the only goddess not to be invited to the wedding of Peleus and Thetis.
Eris was closely identified with the war-goddess Enyo.
Eris was a goddess of the battlefield with an insatiable desire for bloodshed.
www.theoi.com /Daimon/Eris.html   (4087 words)

  
  Eris - LoveToKnow 1911
ERIS, in Greek mythology, a sister of the war-god Ares (Homer, Iliad, iv.
In the later legends of the Trojan War, Eris, lot having been invited to the marriage festival of Peleus and Thetis, flings a golden apple (the "apple of discord") among the guests, to be given to the most beautiful.
and D. 24) a beneficent Eris, the personification of honourable rivalry.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Eris   (124 words)

  
 Eris - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eris (Greek Ἒρις, "Strife") is the goddess personifying that quality, her name being translated into Latin as Discordia.
Eris has been adopted as the matron deity of the modern Discordian religion, which was begun in the late 1950s by Malaclypse the Younger and Lord Omar Khayam Ravenhurst.
The story of Eris being snubbed and indirectly starting the Trojan War is recorded in the Principia, and is referred to as the Original Snub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eris   (1026 words)

  
 Eris - Encyclopedia Dramatica   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Eris started and is still the owner of the original nakedparts community on livejournal, though she no longer directly manages it.
Eris had an internet radio show for 5 months on the now defunct MrRadio.com, in which she tried to emulate Howard Stern but was only 2 hours of Eris successfully offending no one and only entertaining herself.
Eris is quite proud to be part of the AIDS conspiracy, as her hate for Africa knows no reasonable bounds.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/Eris   (384 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Eris
The Trojan War was a war waged, according to legend, against the city of Troy in Asia Minor by the armies of the Achaeans, following the kidnapping (or elopement) of Helen of Sparta by Paris of Troy.
Typhon (Typhaon, Typhoeus, Typhus), in Greek mythology, was the final son of Gaia, this time with Tartarus, the offspring of the Earth and the cavernous void beneath: But when Zeus had driven the Titans from heaven, huge Earth bare her youngest child Typhoeus of the love of —Hesiod, Theogony 820...
When she throws it among enemies, war breaks out, for the golden apple of Eris is the Apple of Discord.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Eris   (2915 words)

  
 Minor Greek Deities
Eileithyia was the sister of Ares and Hebe, and possibly of Eris.
Eris was daughter of Zeus and Hera, or else, she was daughter of Nyx.
Eris was mainly a personification of strife, though she appeared in one story, and was one of those who had caused the Trojan War.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/lessergods.html   (6670 words)

  
 IAU Website: iau0605(Eris)
Eris is the second dwarf planet in a sub category of objects of which Pluto is the prototype.
At the wedding of Peleus and Thetis, the parents of the Greek hero Achilles, all the gods with the exception of Eris were invited, and, enraged at her exclusion, she spitefully caused a quarrel among the goddesses that led to the Trojan war.
She is the daughter of Eris, goddess of chaos and strife, and the counterpart to Eunomia who puts an end to the anger of grievous strife.
www.iau.org /iau0605_Eris.409.0.html   (359 words)

  
 Eris, Greek Mythology Link.
Eris has been said to be the daughter of Nyx, but she has also been called the sister of Ares and the nurse of War, since she helps her brother in arms to accomplish his bloody work.
Being of such a deplorable nature, the gods have kept Eris apart, and as it is widely known, she was not in the list of guests who were invited to the wedding of Peleus and Thetis, the parents of Achilles.
The cruel works of Eris foster battles and wars, awake the minds and hearts of mortals, and set them in motion to exchange death for death, as did the Pelopides Atreus and Thyestes 1, or the sons of Oedipus.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Eris.html   (1077 words)

  
 Eris Lirene Anti-Cellulite Program
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Eris Lirene Anti-Cellulite Serum is an active cellulite reducing serum based on an innovative complex of active ingredients enclosed in sphere -- second generation liposomes.
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www.beautyexclusive.com /erlianpr.html   (505 words)

  
 Eris
Eris is designed to simplify client development (and promote code reuse) by providing a common system to deal with the back-end Atlas tasks.
Eris is currently in development pending the next stable release (1.4.0) - as a result the API may change between minor versions of the code.
Eris 1.3.9 is now out, support for limiting the rate at which data is requested from the server based on the connection speed.
www.worldforge.org /dev/eng/libraries/eris   (1389 words)

  
 Eris - Iki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Eris is also often referred to as being the Twin Sister of Ares, the Greek God of War.
Eris is the personification of an impersonal force, namely the force of chaos in the universe.
Eris is an aspect of the one Goddess often refered to as the Earth Mother or Gaia.
www.iki.org.uk /index.php/Eris   (654 words)

  
 A Creation Myth - LeoPetr
Eris popped off to a nearby universe that had conveniently self-formed to a stage capable of supporting a chicken and left it there.
One day, Eris dropped by the universe and drew a stick figure in her likeness in the clay and breathed life unto it.
With this, Eris disappeared up whatever wazoo Supreme Beings disappear up and the two humans got on with their chess games and walks and swims and the namings of things and other miscellaneous activities.
lpetr.org /exegesis/A_Creation_Myth   (794 words)

  
 ERIS
ERIS was to become an upper-tier system, complemented by the lower-tier HEDI (High Endoatmospheric Defense Interceptor).
Although the seeker logic of the ERIS KKV reportedly identified warhead and decoy correctly, no hit was scored because target detection was a bit late (partially because of preplanned test requirements), giving the KKV not enough time to manoeuver to the intercept point.
Despite the partial failure of the second test, the ERIS test program was considered fully successful, and two of the originally planned four tests were cancelled.
www.astronautix.com /lvs/eris.htm   (854 words)

  
 Urban Dictionary: Eris
Eris ceres discordia discordian dwarf planet pluto apple of discord discordianism law of fives malaclypse the younger principia discordia
Eris (EE-ris) is named after the Greek Goddess of discord and strife, who started a dispute that led to the Trojan war because she was not invited to a wedding.
Eris is now the 3rd dwarf planet from the Sun.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=Eris   (218 words)

  
 ERIS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ERIS is involved in a range of Civil Society Projects, and has expertise in key areas.
ERIS seeks to encourage domestic election observation initiatives, recognising the advantages that domestic observers have over international observers in terms of the ability to monitor the whole electoral process, the numbers of observers able to be deployed, and the benefits of local knowledge.
ERIS is able to provide specialist advice to governments and international organisations in the fields of election law and related legislation.
www.eris.org.uk /erisHome/activities.html   (330 words)

  
 Slayers: Warning! Eris' Wrath! - TV.com
Eris uses the tablet to bring forth Zanaffar, a demon beast who destroyed anicent Sairaag, and could be a match for Shanbrango if they fought.
Eris manages to hit Gourry's forehead with one of her jewels that controls him to attack (or kill rather) Lina.
Eris falls, as "Rezo" agrees to her commitment on avenging Rezo's death on his terms as he removes the jewel from his head and breaks it.
www.tv.com /slayers/warning!-eris-wrath!/episode/239738/summary.html   (209 words)

  
 Eris, Princess of the Isles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For Eris simply showed up at the wedding anyway, with mayhem on her mind.
Eris obviously did her job of creating discord a little too well.
The Romans left a likeness of Her for posterity -- She was shown as a grotesque woman with a pale and ghastly look, Her eyes afire, Her garment ripped and torn, and as concealing a dagger in Her Bosom.
www.geocities.com /trent_macleod/Eris.html   (464 words)

  
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Eris invented you ‘serious’ Discordians to be the continual source of targets that you are.
Eris and Aneris looked upon it and saw that it was boring.
Eris followed along, creating the first man. She gave him hair on his head, and not as much elsewhere.
www.verthaine.sphosting.com /gg.html   (2629 words)

  
 Heathen Harvest - Reviews: Son of Eris - Self Titled
“Son of Eris” takes its place amidst the other WOP discoveries as a new and upcoming band that is seizing the scene with a blend of neofolk and experimental sounds that break new ground and explore previously unheard musical territory.
When the Trojans invited Eris to attend a wedding amidst their people what followed was a historical disaster for the Trojan people which eventually led to their destruction.
The eighth song on “Son of Eris” is titled “Nero.” Giving a song the title of “Nero” who has to be one of the most infamous characters in history is a lot to live up to.
www.heathenharvest.com /article.php?story=20050511124235576   (1119 words)

  
 Eris Abyssinians Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Eris Abyssinians began in 1983, after nearly 20 years of owning cats.
Eris Abyssinians is named after and in honor of a chocolate-point Siamese female who lived with me and ruled my household for nearly a dozen years, who died an untimely death.
Eris Lucky in Love, DM("Lucky"), and one male, GCh, RW Eris Harlem Shuffle, DM ("Harley").
personalpages.tds.net /~grankin/Eris.htm   (911 words)

  
 Eris
Eris is the Greek goddess of discord and strife.
Eris is sinister and mean, and her greatest joy is to make trouble.
When she throws it among enemies, war breaks out, for the golden apple of Eris is the Apple of Discord.
www.pantheon.org /articles/e/eris.html   (114 words)

  
 Dwarf Planet Eris - Planetary News | The Planetary Society
Eris is the largest object detected in the solar system since the discovery of Neptune in 1846.
The common understanding of the term "planet" had already been under scrutiny in recent years due to the discovery of other giant KBOs, which were nearly as large as Pluto, and the detection of giant planets outside the solar system.
But it was the discovery of Eris, or 2003 UB313 as it was known at the time, which brought the question to a head.
www.planetary.org /news/2006/0914_Eris_Goddess_of_Strife_Joins_Solar.html   (578 words)

  
 SPACE.com -- Object Larger than Pluto Named Eris
The christening of Eris, named after the Greek goddess of chaos and strife, was announced by the International Astronomical Union on Wednesday.
Eris' moon also received a formal name: Dysnomia, the daughter of Eris known as the spirit of lawlessness.
Eris, which measures about 70 miles wider than Pluto, is the farthest known object in the solar system at 9 billion miles away from sun.
www.space.com /scienceastronomy/060914_eris_named.html   (574 words)

  
 Discordianism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This may have been done with the intention of merely "balancing out" the creative forces of order and disorder, but the focus is certainly on the more disorderly aspects of the world – at times the forces of order are even vilified.
The matron deity of Discordianism is Eris, the ancient Greek goddess of discord, with whom the Romans identified their goddess Discordia.
This made Eris angry, and so She fashioned an apple of pure gold** and inscribed upon it καλλίστῃ ("To The Prettiest One") and on the day of the fete She rolled it into the banquet hall and then left to be alone and joyously partake of a hot dog.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Discordianism   (3235 words)

  
 Eris Pharmaceris A
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Eris Pharmaceris A Sensireneal is an intensive anti-wrinkle cream for hypersensitive and allergenic skin types.
www.beautyexclusive.com /ersenalskin.html   (1107 words)

  
 ERIS - Electoral Reform International Services
ERIS provides support to emerging democracies for the further consolidation of democracy and good governance around the world, with a particular emphasis on the conduct of credible and transparent elections
ERIS is a signatory to both the Declaration of Principles for International Election Observation and the associated Code of Conduct for International Election Observation Missions, which were commemorated on 27 October 2005 at the United Nations in New York.
ERIS was invited by the Organisation of American States (OAS) and the United Nations Electoral Assistance Division (UNEAD) to attend the 'Second International Meeting on the Implementation...
www.eris.org.uk   (190 words)

  
 Dwarf Planet Formerly Known As Xena Officially Named 'Eris'
At the wedding of Peleus and Thetis, all the gods were invited with the exception of Eris, and, enraged at her exclusion, she spitefully caused a quarrel among the goddesses that led to the Trojan War.
Eris is now about 97 astronomical units from the sun (an astronomical unit is the distance between the sun and Earth), which means that it is some nine billion miles away at present.
Based on spectral data, the researchers think Eris is covered with a layer of methane that has seeped from the interior and frozen on the surface.
www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2006/09/060914155305.htm   (1143 words)

  
 Information and Environmental Reporting- Environmental Restoration Information System (ERIS)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ERIS is the Army’s single source for field restoration data.
Use of ERIS is required, in the Implementation Guidance for the Use of the Environmental Restoration Information System memo dated 12 NOV 03 and signed by the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management (ACSIM).
ERIS offers the dexterity and sophistication to manage this data, provide decision-makers with powerful analytical tools, and, ultimately, help to ensure restoration success.
aec.army.mil /usaec/reporting/eris00.html   (464 words)

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