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  Greek mythology N-Z - All About Turkey
In Greek mythology, Peirithous was a King of the Lapiths and a son of Ixion and Dia.
In Greek mythology, Proteus was a son of Abas and the twin brother of Acrisius.
In Greek mythology, Xuthus was a son of Helen by the nymph Orseis.
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 Paris (mythology) - MSN Encarta
Paris (mythology), also called Alexander, in Greek mythology, son of Priam and Hecuba, king and queen of Troy.
A prophecy had warned that Paris would someday be the ruin of Troy and, therefore, Priam exposed him on Mount Ida, where he was found and brought up by shepherds.
Paris favored Aphrodite, even though at the time he was in love with the nymph Oenone.
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 Paris (mythology): Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
Paris, son of Priam, king of Troy, appears in a number of Greek legends.
Paris was a red-blooded young man, and while the length of time he meditated on this problem is not recorded, he did eventually award the apple to Aphrodite.
Paris kidnapped her and they were wed; Oenone gave birth to Corythus.
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In Greek mythology, a Trojan prince whose abduction of Helen, wife of Menelaus, caused the Trojan wars.
Paris was the second son of Priam, king of Troy, and Hecuba.
A crowd of at least 20,000 storm the Tuilieries in Paris in an attempt to negotiate constitutional and social reforms with king Louis XVI.
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In Greek mythology, Achilles was the son of Peleus, king of the Myrmidons in Thessaly, and of the sea nymph Thetis, who rendered him invulnerable, except for the heel by which she held him, by dipping him in the river Styx.
In Greek mythology Astraea was the daughter of Zeus and Themis, the goddess of justice.
In Greek mythology, Eteocles was a son of the incestuous union of Oedipus and Jocasta and brother of Polynices.
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 Paris, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Paris was the second child of Queen Hecabe 1 of Troy.
While Paris reflected, the goddesses, who for the occasion had bathed their immortal bodies, offered him bribes in order to win Eris' award of beauty: Athena offered him the command of Phrygia and the destruction of Hellas, or as some say, that he would be bravest of mortals and skilled in every craft.
Paris followed them because this was his favourite bull, and having decided to participate in the games, he defeated all other contenders, including his own brothers.
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 Paris (mythology) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Judgment of Paris, in Greek mythology, the story of the Trojan prince Paris, who was called on to judge which was the most attractive of the three...
Hecuba, in Greek mythology, wife of Priam, king of Troy, to whom she bore Hector, Paris, Cassandra, and 16 other children.
Paris, son of Priam, king of Troy, appears in a number of Greek legends.
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 Dictionary of Greek & Roman Mythology
Achilles In Greek mythology, Achilles was the son of Peleus, king of the Myrmidons in Thessaly, and of the sea nymph Thetis, who rendered him invulnerable, except for the heel by which she held him, by dipping him in the river Styx.
Astraea In Greek mythology Astraea was the daughter of Zeus and Themis, the goddess of justice.
Paris In Greek mythology, Paris was a prince of Troy whose abduction of Helen, wife of King Menelaus of Sparta, caused the Trojan War.
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Aphrodite's role as the goddess of beauty was one of the factors that led to the outbreak of the Trojan War*.
Paris declared Aphrodite the fairest of the goddesses, and she kept her promise by helping him gain the love of Helen, the wife of King Menelaus of Sparta.
Paris took Helen to Troy with him, and the Greeks' attempts to reclaim her resulted in the Trojan War.
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In Greek mythology, Paris was a handsome young prince who eloped with the most beautiful woman in the world and caused the Trojan War*.
When Paris was born, Priam ordered a shepherd named Agelaus to take the infant and abandon him on Mount Ida. Agelaus followed the instructions, but when he returned to the mountain after several days, he found the infant still alive.
Paris grew into a very handsome young man. In time he married Oenone, a mountain nymph, and lived with her in the mountains, where he tended cattle.
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 Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hermes In Greek mythology, Hermes (Roman, Mercury), the son of ZEUS and Maia, was a ubiquitous and agile deity with many functions: protector of flocks and shepherds; guide and protector of travelers; conductor of souls to the underworld; a messenger of Zeus; bringer of good luck; and patron of orators, writers, athletes, merchants, and thieves.
Paris In Greek mythology Paris was the handsome Trojan prince, son of PRIAM and HECUBA, whose seduction of HELEN caused the TROJAN WAR.
Paris was greatly favored by the goddess APHRODITE, whom he had selected as the fairest of the goddesses over HERA and ATHENA; she led him to Helen, wife of King MENELAUS of Sparta and the "most beautiful woman in the world." During the Trojan War, Paris was despised for his cowardice.
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 Inside The Mani
Greece, perhaps more than any other country, is a place where history and mythology merge and part of its appeal to the traveller has always been this overlap.
For the purposes of the story, though, it was in the palace at Therapne that the Trojan prince Paris was entertained for nine days, during which time he won Helen’s heart.
Paris spirited Helen back to Troy (via the little island of Cranae at Gytheion where romantics would have us believe they spent their first night of love) and so triggered ten years of war between Troy and the re-assembled suitors - and, of course, the eventual downfall of his own city.
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Paris was the youngest son of Priam and Hecuba.
Paris soon went home to Troy after that, and with Aphrodite's help, he managed to send a fleet of ships, break into Menelaus's palace in Greece and kidnap Helen.
Paris fights, but he is mostly out of legend until Hector is killed by Achilles.
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In Greek mythology, Agamemnon was a Greek hero of the Trojan wars, son of Atreus, king of Mycenae, and brother of Menelaus.
In Greek mythology, Hector was a Trojan prince, son of King Priam and husband of Andromache, who, in the siege of Troy, was the foremost warrior on the Trojan side until he was killed by Achilles.
In Greek mythology, Iphigenia was a daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra.
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 Paris - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Paris (city, France), city in north central France, the capital and largest city of the country.
Paris (city, Texas), city, seat of Lamar County, northeastern Texas, in the Red River valley; incorporated 1905.
Mini Biography: Socialite Paris Hilton was born on February 17, 1981 in New York City...
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 Paris (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On the day of Paris' birth it was further announced by Aesacus that the child born of a royal Trojan that day would have to be killed to spare the kingdom, being the child that would bring about the prophecy.
Though Paris was indeed born before nightfall, he was spared by Priam; Hecuba, too, was unable to kill the child, despite the urging of the priestess of Apollo, one Herophile.
When Paris was mortally wounded late on in the War by Philoctetes (an incident not recounted by Homer), he was borne to Mount Ida, where he begged his former lover Oenone to heal him.
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In Greek mythology, Antilochus was a son of Nestor.
In Greek mythology, Cassandra was the daughter of Priam, King of Troy.
In Greek mythology, Hector was a Trojan prince, son of King Priam and husband of Andromache, who, in the siege of Troy, was the foremost warrior on the Trojan side until he was killed by Achilles.
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 Paris - Conservapedia
Paris is situated on the River Seine and is the capital and largest city of France.
The population of the Greater Paris urban area is approximately 10 million, or almost one-sixth of the total population.
This was confirmed when Huge Capet became king of France in 987 A.D. Growth increased under the reign of Philip II (1180-1223) and Paris remained the capital when Louis XIV set up his court in Versailles in 1682.
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 NG London/Beginner's Guides/ Myths and Legends : The Judgement of Paris
In Greek mythology, Paris was the son of King Priam of Troy.
When he was an adult, Paris was asked to decide which of three goddesses was the most beautiful: Venus, Goddess of Love; Juno, wife of Jupiter the ruler of the gods or Minerva, Goddess of Wisdom.
Paris awarded her the prize of a golden apple, inscribed 'To the fairest'.
www.nationalgallery.org.uk /collection/guides/paris.htm   (163 words)

 AllRefer.com - Paris, in Greek mythology (Folklore And Mythology) - Encyclopedia
Paris or Alexander, in Greek mythology, son of Priam and Hecuba and brother of Hector.
Because it was prophesied that he would cause the destruction of Troy, Paris was abandoned on Mt. Ida, but there he was raised by shepherds and loved by the nymph Oenone.
Hera tried to bribe Paris with royal greatness and riches, and Athena offered him success in war, but Paris awarded the apple to Aphrodite, who promised him Helen, the most beautiful of women.
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 oonderer Kaz Dagi Mt. Ida
Its fame is due to the first mythological beauty contest in the world which was held there under the judgment of Paris.
A classic shrine, Ida was where Paris passed judgment on the rival goddesses and was the scene of the rape of Ganymede.
Paris, son of the Trojan king and Bewunderer of female beauty, have once at IDA the Aphrodite before Athene to the most beautiful woman (antiken) of the Weltrekoren.
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 Paris - Simple English Wikipedia
Paris is the capital city of France, and the largest city there.
Paris is also the centre of French economy, politics, traffic and culture.
The Russian army captured Paris from Napoleon in 1814, and the Prussian army captured it in 1871.
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 JUDGEMENT OF PARIS : Greek mythology
THE JUDGEMENT OF PARIS was a contest between the three most beautiful goddesses of Olympos - Aphrodite, Hera and Athena - for the prize of a golden apple addressed to "the fairest".
He was handsomely dressed to represent the Phrygian shepherd handsomely dressed to represent the Phrygian shepherd Paris, with exotic garments flowing from his shoulders, and his head crowned with a tiara of gold.
Once Paris had completed that judgement of his, Juno [Hera] and Minerva [Athene] retired from the stage, downcast and apparently resentful, indicating by gestures their anger at being rejected.
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 Paris, Troy, Greece, Greek mythology
Paris had the misfortune to be chosen by the gods as a judge at the dispute between Hera, Athena and Aphrodite about who was the most beautiful.
Paris answered the hospitality with treachury, stealing Menelaus fortunes and taking Helen with him.
Paris was rescued from being killed by Menelaus by Aphrodite, who surrounded him with a cloud and brought him back to Troy.
www.in2greece.com /english/historymyth/mythology/names/paris.htm   (213 words)

 Bulfinch Mythology Chapter 27   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Paris decided in favour of Venus and gave her the golden apple, thus making the two other goddesses his enemies.
Paris, aided by Venus, persuaded her to elope with him, and carried her to Troy, whence arose the famous Trojan war, the theme of the greatest poems of antiquity, those of Homer and Virgil.
Paris had been brought up in obscurity, because there were certain ominous forebodings connected with him from his infancy that he would be the ruin of the state.
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