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Possibly the most ridiculous story in all of Greek mythology

So I’m doing intense research leading up to my dedication to Eris and let me just say that I think I’ve probably found one of the single most ridiculous stories of the Hellenic pantheon (in my own words, of course):

There once were these two lovers, Polytekhnos and Aedon. They claimed that their love was greater than that between Zeus and Hera. Hera, being the vengeful goddess she is, sent Eris to wreak havoc between the two. So Eris came to Polytekhnos and Aedon, who were working on a chariot board and some weaving respectively. She told them that whoever finishes their craft first will have to give the other a lady servant.

So Aedon wins, but Polytekhnos wasn’t very happy about that, so he sleeps with Aedon’s sister and disguises her as a slave to give to Aedon. Aedon discovered the trick, then proceeded to chop up Polytekhnos’ son and feed him to Polytekhnos.

The Gods were displeased, so they just turned them all into birds.

Fricken birds.

The End.

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