Athena the greek goddess

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Athena the greek goddess

AthenaThe Goddess of Wisdom, Warfare and ArtsBy; Makynzie Howard

Athena was the Greek virgin goddess of reason, intelligent activity, warfare, wisdom, arts and literature She was the daughter of Zeus; her birth is unique in that she did not have a mother. She was fierce and brave in battle; however, she only took part in wars that defended the state and home from outside enemies. She was the patron of the city, handcraft, and agriculture. She invented the bridle, which permitted man to tame horses, the trumpet, the flute, the pot, the rake, the plow, the yoke, the ship, and the chariot.

What Athena was like

What Athena looked like

She was the embodiment of wisdom, reason, and purity. Athena was also Zeus's favorite child and was allowed to use his weapons including his thunderbolt. Her holy tree was the olive tree and she was often symbolised as an owl. There is a myth that she never aged throughout her whole life. Athena Is also called Minerva, Athina, Athene.

Facts about Athenas life

Athena is the daughter of Zeus, The God of the thunder and sky, and Metis, a Titan. She is also the half sister to Apollo, Hermes, Artemis, Hephaestus. Athena has a really big role in The Odyssey. She guides Odysseus through history and war. After that, she is stuck to Telemachus to help guide him throughout the story to become his father, and/or to tell people that he is the son of that great warrior.

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