Iris is a minor Greek goddess. She is goddess of the इंद्रधनुष and female messenger of the gods (the male messenger of the god is Hermes).
Iris has many jobs to carry out. She travels with the speed of light from one end of the world to the other and down into the depths of the sea (Poseidon's territory) and अंडरवर्ल्ड (Hades's territory). Iris लिंक्स the gods to humanity. She waters the clouds with her pitcher. She also delivers to the gods the sacred water of the River Styx.
Iris is portrayed as a इंद्रधनुष या a goddess with golden wings on her shoulders. She carries a winged staff या a caduceus...
Zeus, the ruler of Mount Olympus and king of the gods; god of sky, weather, thunder, lightning, law, order, and fate; had held a banquet in celebration of Peleus and Thetis' marriage, them being the parents of Achilles. Eris, however, was not invited since she would make the party unpleasant for everyone - being the goddess of discord.
Eris was angered द्वारा the rude snub, of course, and arrived at the party with a golden सेब from the Garden of the Hesperides, the word "Kallisti" inscripted into it, meaning "for the fairest". Three goddesses claimed the apple, they were: Hera (queen of marriage,...
Taken from A Pride of Princesses, द्वारा Shirley Climo.
Once upon a time, so the mythmakers said, there lived a Greek king who had three daughters. The oldest princess was very pretty. The सेकंड princess was quite charming. The youngest princess, whose name was Psyche, was so lovely that even the फूल turned their heads to look at her.
Praise for Psyche's beauty spread throughout Greece and soon reached the ears of the gods and goddesses who dwelled high on Mount Olympus. "Ridiculous!" scoffed the goddess Aphrodite. "This princess is only a girl. I am the Goddess of Beauty."