Unformatted text preview: packed them all off to Mount Ida for Paris to make the decision. Hera and Athena offered him riches, fame, empire, and military glory, but when Aphrodite bribed him with the offer of Helen, whom, he voted for Aphrodite, even though Helen was already married and Paris himself was in love with a nymph. What's more, Paris had to go and abduct Helen, which started the Trojan War. This motif was also used as an allegory representing a choice between the active life and the sensuous one....
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- Fall '10
- Greek Mythology, Library Color Slide, Mount Ida, favorite art motif