Queen Hecuba of Troy had a dream The queen was pregnant awaiting the birth of her first child one night she dreamed she gave birth to a torch
When she told her husband King Priam he became worried and called his eldest son Aesacus, the seer to tell him what it means "Your newborn son will be the downfall of Troy," Aesacus said
King Priam called upon his chief herdsman Agelaus to kill the child Agelaus carried the baby to desolate Mound he went away he could not kill the baby so he left the baby there to die.
That night a bear came upon the baby and took pity on him she kept him safe for the night and In the morning when Agelaus returned for the dead baby he found the boy alive He took this as a sign that he was supposed to live.
Paris grew up to be a young man he was very popular, often putting his prize bull against another one day he challenged that his bull would fight another bull to a battle the winner would receive a golden crown Ares heard this and turned himself into a bull Ares easily won, and Paris awarded Ares the crown.
Zeus told Hermes to tell Paris who could not refuse, he stood before the goddesses carefully inspecting each one wondering how he could decide the most beautiful The goddesses began to offer bribes"I can make you king of Europe and Asia," Hera said "Select me and you will be among the most powerful men on earth." Athena strode forward next. "I will give you wisdom, and I shall make you the finest warrior who ever lived." Aphrodite said, "I offer you the most enticing gift of all. I offer you love. Helen of Sparta the most beautiful mortal woman in the world will fall in love with you I will make certain she cannot resist your charms."