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Athena  (a-THEE-nuh)

Roman name Minerva. See The Olympians for more information and another picture.

Athena was the Olympian goddess of crafts and the domestic arts and also those of war; patron goddess of Athens. Athena was born from Zeus's head and was originally the Great Goddess in the form of a bird. She aided the heroes Perseus, Jason, Cadmus and Heracles in their quests.


Athena. (zoom)