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Eris typically refers to:

  • Eris (dwarf planet), 136199 Eris , the largest known dwarf planet in the Solar System (provisional designation 2003 UB313)
  • Eris (mythology), in Greek mythology the goddess of discord, and the Goddess of Discordianism

It may also refer to: Absolute magnitude: −1. ... Eris (ca. ...


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ERIS : Greek goddess of strife & discord ; mythology ; pictures : DISCORDIA (4087 words)
Because of Eris' disagreeable nature she was the only goddess not to be invited to the wedding of Peleus and Thetis.
Eris was closely identified with the war-goddess Enyo.
Eris was a goddess of the battlefield with an insatiable desire for bloodshed.
Eris - LoveToKnow 1911 (124 words)
ERIS, in Greek mythology, a sister of the war-god Ares (Homer, Iliad, iv.
In the later legends of the Trojan War, Eris, lot having been invited to the marriage festival of Peleus and Thetis, flings a golden apple (the "apple of discord") among the guests, to be given to the most beautiful.
and D. 24) a beneficent Eris, the personification of honourable rivalry.
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