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Hermes In Greek Mythology

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Hermes leads the three goddesses, Aphrodite, Athene and Hera, to Paris in the contest for the golden apple. The Trojan prince is depicted as a shepherd boy, sitting on a rock, playing his lyre, surrounded by sheep. Hermes leads the goddesses, holding a kerykeion (herald 's wand) in his hand, and wearing a petasos cap and winged boots. Athene follows crowned with a helm, holding a spear and wearing the snake-trimmed aigis cloak. After her comes Hera holding a royal sceptre, and lastly Aphrodite veiled and surrounded by a host of winged Erotes (love gods).
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