The Judgement of Paris

The Golden Apple of Discord The goddess of quarrel and strife was Eris. She was sister and companion of murderous Ares, the GreekĀ  god of war and daughter of Nyx (Night). Unhappy and displeased that she was not invited to the wedding ceremony of Peleus (the king of the island of Aegina) and Thetis (theContinue reading “The Judgement of Paris”

The Nine Muses

Have you ever wondered where does the word ‘museum’ come from? No? Ok… I’ll tell you anyway: It’s connected with the Muses! The Nine Muses were deities who ruled over the arts and sciences and gave humans the necessary inspiration for creation. According to Hesiod, Zeus slept with the young and beautiful Mnemosyne. Mnemosyne (theContinue reading “The Nine Muses”