The Trojan War started after anincident at the wedding feast of Peleus, the king of Thessaly, and Thetis, a seagoddess. All the gods and goddesses of Mt. Olympus had been invited except Eris,the goddess of discord. Eris was offended and tried to stir up trouble amongthe guests at the feast. She sent a golden apple inscribed “For the mostbeautiful.” Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite each claimed.