Pelion is a mountain in maintain part of Greece, in Magnisia.
There is a very famous myth about Pelion. The myth myth has to do with Peleus, son of Aeacus and king of Myrmidonon, who gave his name to Pelion.
He married the Nereid Thetis at the instigation of Zeus, who was the oracle that the son of Thetis would be stronger than his father and wanted to marry a mortal, not to be compromised his authority.
With the advice of Proteus, Peleus the paramonepse a sea caves and, when unsuspecting came from the sea, tightly grabbed.
To elude transformed into lion, fire, snake and end in cuttlefish and shook the ink.
Seeing Thetis that nothing will let her finally delivered to him. So this area near Virgin Beach on the east coast of Pelion, named Sipiada.
Their marriages took place in Pelion, near the cave of the centaur Chiron.
All the gods were invited, except Randy goddess Eris. Resentful, to avenge threw a golden apple had the inscription Kallisti (the beautiful).
As was expected, three goddesses Hera, Athena and Aphrodite began to quarrel what will get it and asked Zeus to decide.
He was fearing their anger, anointed judge in divine beauty contest in Paris, son of King Priam of Troy.
The goddesses, having bathed in the source of Ida, appeared adorned front the young prince and offered everyone their gifts.
Hera power and riches, Athena virtue and wisdom. But Aphrodite offered him the beautiful Helen, wife of Menelaus, the most beautiful woman on earth .
Paris gave the apple to Aphrodite and this decision was to cause the Trojan War.
Son Pileos and Thetis was Achilles. His mother, knowing oracle that her child will die prematurely and wanting to make him invulnerable, plunged him into the waters of the Styx (the river of Hades) by holding it by the heels.
In another variant of the myth, Achilles anoint him with ambrosia and then put it in the fire.
Peleus watching the scene startled thinking they wanted to kill the child stopped her and sent her away. Thus, the heel was the only vulnerable point of Achilles, upbringing which later took the centaur Chiron.
Pelion for amazing vacation
Pelion is a wonderful place for vacation. Combines sea and mountain. Pelion is pictueresque and can find many archailogical things to visit and see.
You will meet local people, who provide hospitallity and kindness. They will inform you about Pelion activities and be sure that you will have great time in this mountain.
There are a numerous Mouresi apartment and all of them are designed in order visitors feel comfortable and enjoy Pelion landascape. The view of the Aegean sea is supremacy.
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