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  ATHENA
Athena Commander Adama's daughter, as beautiful as she is brave, alert and compassionate.
Although generally even- tempered and logical in most situations, Athena has been known to fume at the less than discreet misadventures of Lt. Starbuck.
Before landing the part of Athena, she was a top fashion model, too.
www.geocities.com /athenaluvsstarbuck/bsg/Athena/athena.html   (179 words)

  
  Athena
Athena and her uncle Poseidon were both very fond of a certain city in Greece.
Athena's gift was an olive tree, which was better because it gave the people food, oil and wood.
Athena's companion was the goddess of victory, Nike, and her usual attribute is the owl.
www.pantheon.org /articles/a/athena.html   (234 words)

  
  Athena - MSN Encarta
Athena was primarily the goddess of the Greek cities, of industry and the arts, and, in later mythology, of wisdom; she was also goddess of war.
Athena was the strongest supporter, among the gods, of the Greek side in the Trojan War.
Athena was also a patron of the agricultural arts and of the crafts of women, especially spinning and weaving.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761567349/Athena.html   (280 words)

  
  Athena - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Athena is classically portrayed wearing full armor, with the helmet raised high on the forehead like a hat; she carries a spear and a shield with the head of the gorgon Medusa mounted on it.
Athena is also often depicted with an owl (a symbol of wisdom) sitting on one of her shoulders.
Athena was furious at her skill (the contest was never decided) and her choice of subject (after all, she is Zeus's favorite daughter.) Enraged, she destroyed Arachne's work and transformed her into the first spider, which forever weaves a silk web to catch its food.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Athena   (3119 words)

  
 Athena - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
Athena from the east pediment of the Afea temple in Aegina
Athena, (Phoenician Onga) also transliterated as Athene, the Greek goddess of wisdom, strategy, and war associated by the Romans with their Etruscan goddess Minerva, is attended by an owl, carried the goatskin shield given to her from her father called the Aegis and is accompanied by the goddess of victory, Nike.
With the epithet "Athena Parthenos" ("virgin"), Athena was worshipped at the Parthenon.
www.egnu.org /thelema/index.php/Athena   (1477 words)

  
 Athena
Athena Onga was worshipped in sacred groves, her image made of pear wood and unmistakably that of a snake deity.
Athena was born, not from the Sea Goddess' womb, but from her furrowed, furious brow, in the same way as Kali was born from the brow of Parvati.
Athena was a virgin in the sense that she belonged only to herself, her gorgoneum representing menstrual mysteries and hidden knowledge of the afterlife.
www.moonspeaker.ca /Athena/athenamain.html   (5765 words)

  
 Athena - Encyclopedia FunTrivia
Athena was not only born a woman, but she was also fully armed, waving her pike, which gave her the name 'Pallas' (it means the one who is waving something).
Athena was the ruling goddess of the city of Athens.
Athena hit the earth with her pike and an olive tree emerged, small in the beginning, which soon grew up and gave flowers and olives.
www.funtrivia.com /en/Humanities/Athena-4542.html   (853 words)

  
 Athena / Minerva
With the epithet "Athena Parthenos" ("virgin"), Athena was worshipped at the Parthenon.
Athena was furious at her skill (the contest was never decided), and her choice of subject, and, with a touch, struck Arachne with terrific guilt.
Athena guided Perseus in eliminating Medusa, a dangerous unreformed relic of the old pre-Olympian order, and she was awarded the grisly trophy that turned men to stone, for her shield.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Mythology/Athena.html   (1906 words)

  
 Athena | Atenea, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Some have said that Hephaestus, who is akin to Athena because he also protects the crafts, attempted to rape this virgin goddess, and that when she was escaping him he dropped his seed on Athena's leg whereupon she, in disgust, wiped off the seed with wool and threw it on the ground.
In any case, Athena is said to have brought Erichthonius 2 up unknown to the other gods, hiding the child in a chest, which she gave to the daughters of King Cecrops 1 of Athens to guard.
Athena was present in many occasions during the Trojan War, helping the Achaeans, for she never forgave the seducer Paris, nor his family and country, the humiliation she suffered on Mount Ida, when he judged in favour of Aphrodite.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Athena.html   (3397 words)

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