Beauty Contest on Mt.Ida

We have an interesting epic that first beauty contest that has ever been known was organised on Mt.Ida ( It is in Çanakkale province of Turkey). Aphrodite, Hera and Athena were the goddess’ and shepherd Paris was the jury.

According to the myth, goddess of chaos Eris left an apple to be given to the most beautiful goddess in the wedding ceremony of Peleus and Thetis. All of the gods and goddess’ were invited except goddess of chaos Eris. So she got furious. So she did it.

Aphrodite; the symbol of a woman beauty

Zeus decided to arrange a beauty contest. Aphrodite, Hera and Athena attended the contest. Shepherd Paris chose Aphrodite as the most beautiful goddess.

Aphrodite can be seen on Mt.Ida ( Mt.Kaz today).

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