The Role Of Athena In Greek Mythology

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Athena is a goddess of war. She is the representation of goddess in Greek Mythology . That 's because she invents many tools such as weeding hoe, tank, ship, flute and pot. Since people use these tools widely, so many people follow the Athena and give many sacrifices to her. The goddess Athena has many interesting stories. The first story is related to Athens. Maybe most of people heard about Athens which is the capital city of Greece. This city 's name is related to Athena. Athens ' name has interesting story.

One day, Athena and Poseidon are interested in Cecropia. So, twelve gods and goddesses have different opinions about whether Cecropia should belong to Athena or Poseidon. According to the conference, they agree that anyone who give more benefit things to Cecropia 's citizens will take the city. While
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When a god and goddess ' wedding is held, the goddess of envy is not invited. So she gets angry about that. She throws a golden apple and runs away from the wedding feast. When the other goddesses watch it, they all want to take the golden apple. After watching this, Zeus adjudges about the golden apple. After Zeus first gives the golden apple to Paris, the prince of Troy, he proclaims Paris will determine who is the owner of the apple. Following Zeus’s judgement, the three goddesses persuade him in the different methods. Hera promises the power to control over the world to him. Athena promises wisdom to him. And finally, Aphrodite promises the most beautiful wife to Paris. Among their suggestions, the Paris chooses the Aphrodite’s and gives the golden apple to her. Interestingly, this golden apple trrigers Troy War. Paris chooses Helena as his wife. The problem is Helena already has husband. That is, Paris takes away Helena from her husband, Menelaos. Menelaos is very angry about it, so he tells everything to his elder brother Agamemnon, the king of greece. Agamemnon leads the greek army to attack

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