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Eris
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Published: December 18, 2018

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(Music: Florence + The Machine - Seven Devils)

Eris is the Greek goddess of strife and discord. (Her Roman name was Discordia)

She was the only goddess not to be invited to the wedding of Peleus and Thetis. When she turned up anyway and was refused admittance, she raged and threw a golden apple amongst the goddesses inscribed "To the fairest." Three laid claim to it-Hera, Aphrodite and Athena-and in their rivalry brought about the events leading up to the Trojan War.

More Greek mythology:

Athena by IrenHorrors  Artemis by IrenHorrors  Medusa by IrenHorrors  Hades and Persephone by IrenHorrors  Hecate by IrenHorrors  Aphrodite by IrenHorrors   
Image size
4932x6166px 9.36 MB
IMAGE DETAILS
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HP
Model
HP Scanjet G3110
Date Taken
Dec 11, 2018, 10:34:36 PM
Software
Adobe Photoshop CS6 (Windows)
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girlgunner's avatar
girlgunner|Hobbyist Writer
Hard to believe that one of her sisters is Philotes, the goddess of friendship.
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DunkleMaterie's avatar
This is a real hand before her mouth Woman
and her laughter sounds like

" OOH HOH HOH !! "
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AstArte23|Professional General Artist
wonderful i love the design :)
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Shadowphoenix21's avatar
Great work! Love it!
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gordhanx's avatar
Awww yeah! Long live the goddess of Discord. Really love her design. The wings and crown look great.
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Xonter51stibium's avatar
Ooooohhhh, so she's the the namesake of the Apple of Discordia, and the goddesses' rumble between each other.
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IGS1993's avatar
Another beautiful piece about one of my favorite Goddesses, by such a talented artist. It's a pity that Eris, the deity who started the Trojan War (in such a Maleficent-like way) is not so well known. I love her expression, and the crown, the wings... Everything!
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DarqueThoughts's avatar
So I guess that Eris was the Maleficient of her time! =D
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Ryuuken2017|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Two words, Bad ass!
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anemic-r0yalt|Hobbyist General Artist
Love what you did in this piece, can't stop looking at it
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MoonyMina|Hobbyist General Artist
wonderful take on her!!
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gothold's avatar
One of my favorites!!
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le-letha|Hobbyist Writer
I got to do an entire college research paper on Eris (it was fun). It sort of turned into my senior thesis, so I'm always happy to see this curious character turn up in art. This is a fantastic take on her. I love her crown!

(Also, I finally recognize one of your music choices! Whoo!)
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PoisonDLucy13|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think I've fainted. 
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Reynard531|Student Writer
This looks fantastic. Thanks for making this.

Also, let us not forget Eris's many horrible children, personifications of so many forms of suffering.
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Colinidas|Hobbyist General Artist
Oh,I love this so much!!! Thank you of the Greek Mythology picture. I love the wings,black dress,and sinister look on her face! Do more Greek Mythology and maybe some Yuletide spooky stuff too. I'd really like you to do Hephaestus,the god of fire and forge,he's my favorite Greek God ever! Keep up the good work!
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Hand-Sam-Art|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I remembered who she was soon as I read the name (thanks "Class of the Titans"!).
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urzapw2000's avatar
the bad girl herself!
awesome picture!!
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grassa48|Hobbyist Writer
The Erisian faith calls her non-invitation "Original Snub."
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SkullKidRoss's avatar
Bitches love apples.
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herofan135|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Woah, this one looks epic!
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glowworm56's avatar
See, this is why she should have been invited to the wedding! :giggle:
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