Athena

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1. Athena Bright eyed warrior maiden

2. Athena daughter of Zeus (and Metis) Goddess of Athens PanAthenaia Shield deity of Mycenae dressed in armor

3. Birth of Athena

4. epithets Owl-eyed Bright-eyed Grey-eyed Parthenos (maidenly; asexual) Polias (of the city state) Boulaia (of the counsel) Pallas Promachos

5. Athena Tritogeneia River or lake Reared by Triton

6. Pallas Athena Triton’s daughter Pallas Playmate War games Argument Zeus’ intervention Athena’s distress Athena makes wooden statue (palladium)

7. Palladium Olive wood statue Falls from sky Lands in Troy Token of protection Stolen by Diomedes & Odysseus Troy falls Will protect the city state so long as it resides safely inside its shrineWill protect the city state so long as it resides safely inside its shrine

8. attributes armor aegis gorgon owl snake olive

9. Nashville Athena Parthenos

10. Goddess of Civilization wool-working Arachne’s boastful claim Arachne suggests a weaving contest

11. The contest Athena’s tapestry contest for Athens Arachne’s tapestry Sexual exploits of the gods flawless Athena’s anger Arachne’s suicide Athena’s pity

12. Goddess of Civilization Carpentry 1st chariot 1st ship (Argo) Trojan Horse Diaulos (double-flute)

13. Argo builds ship

14. Trojan Horse

15. diaulos

16. Goddess of Civilization cultivated olive Her gift to Athens

17. Goddess of Civilization arts of war strategy tactics discipline war dance

18. Goddess of Civilization patroness of heroes Heracles Jason Odysseus (wily) Perseus

19. Herakles & Atlas

20. The Argonauts

21. Odysseus & Nausikaa

22. Perseus slays Medusa

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