Essay On Athena Goddess

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Athena- Goddess of Wisdom, Military Victory, and Womanly Arts Athena, goddess of wisdom, military victory, and womanly arts. She was a patron of Athens and was the half sister of Hercules. Originally Athena was pre-eminently the goddess of the city, the protector of civilized life, of handicraft, and agriculture. Athena's parents were Zeus and a nymph known as Metis. Athena wore a Aegis, and a goatskin shield which had a fringe of snakes covering it. The snakes came from Medusa's head, and was a gift from another god.
The birth of Athena was a favorite topic of Greek vase painters, because of the many different stories of how she came about in the world of Greek gods and goddesses. One story was that Athena was born to one parent. That parent being Zeus. She was said to have one day just popped from his
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While she was pregnant with Athena, and when the time came for Athena to be born, the Smith god Hephaestus opened Zeus’s head with an axe. When this happened, Athena stepped out of his head in full armour, and full grown. This isn't usually the story people tell because it is the original. As many know, people tend to believe newer stories over the old and it is what people go off of.
Athena is not a huge part of the world today. Although, she does have a movie about her, and she stars in another. The movie Athena is about her personal life. Mostly about how she lived throughout her life. It includes her love life and much more, like how she became who she is. The other movie she is in is called Immortals. This movie is about a king who is looking for an invincible bow to take down and rule all the gods and goddesses.
While Greeks and Romans often have different names for gods and goddesses, even though they are just the same person just with different names. That's not how they took it though. Each group saw them as their each individual own gods.(Classical Gods And
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