Venus's Fault For The Cause Of The Trojan War

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It is my opinion that Venus (Aphrodite) was at fault for the cause of the Trojan war. Despite the dispute amongst Venus, Juno (Hera), and Minerva (Pallas, Athene) for who was the fairest, which was caused by Eris, the mortal world did not become involved until Venus chose Helen, the wife of Menelaus, king of Sparta, to be the woman fated to Paris. Once Helen was seduced by Paris and fled with him to Troy, it was then that the Trojan war became unescapable. While other deities were involved in the series of events leading up to the war, I do not believe it would have led to the war between Greece and Troy had Venus chose any woman other than Helen. I do, on the other hand, believe that had the gods not intervened in the Trojan war, and had let
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