Greek Mythology - Aphrodite Essay
Persephone did not agree with this at all. She went to Ares and told him how angry she was. Ares got jealous of Persephone's true love for Adonis, so he disguised him self as a wild boar and killed Adonis right in front of Aphrodite. Aphrodite had two children. She had a son, Golgas, who was the founder of the Cyprian Golgi. She also had a daughter, Beroe, who was the founder of Beroea in Thrace. Some also say that, instead of Dionysus, Adonis was the father of her son Priapus.
One day, high on Mount Olympus, a wedding was taking place. A sea goddess, Thetis, was marrying a mortal king. All of Olympus was in attendance, except for Eris, who was not invited. Eris was furious at being excluded and decided to throw her golden apple at the place of the wedding. The golden apple of Eris, however, was not a golden apple of love, like those of other goddesses, but one of discord. A fight or argument always broke out when it was thrown at a group of people.
The apple had the words "For the fairest of all" printed on it, so