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(Aphrodite) can be faulted for the Trojan War. Upset that she was not invited to a wedding, she went anyway and maliciously left a golden inscribed "For the fairest" on the banquet table. The goddesses, as Aphrodite expected, argued who was the rightful possessor of this prize. It was determined the most handsome mortal in the world, a noble Trojan youth named , would decide. Each of the three finalists offered a bribe. promised he would rule the world. said she would make him victorious in battle. Aphrodite guaranteed the love of the most beautiful woman in the world. This was Helen, who was married to the of Sparta. awarded the golden to Aphrodite. Aphrodite enabled to elope with Helen, Helen of Troy. Helen's husband raised a Greek army to retrieve his wife, starting the Trojan War.
RS72344. Silver , 286a (S), 35, 44, 12, 6002, F, nice portrait, bold , scratches, 2.993 g, maximum 18.8 mm, 0o, Rome mint, 180 - 182 A.D.; , draped right, hair in round at back; , standing slightly left, raising in right hand, gathering up drapery on left shoulder with left hand; ; $90.00 (€78.30)
This invokes the Gods of Childbirth, however, there is no record of the offspring from and .RS06925. Silver
, 281, 15, EF, 3.31 g, maximum 18.4 mm, 320o, Rome mint, 180 - 182 A.D.; AVG, draped right; , square or enclosure; ; SOLD
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