Thus Athena replaces unreason with reason, and revenge with the spirit of clemency.
In Seattle, for instance, I met the dynamic Trish May, who launched Athena Partners.
But the physical meaning still remains—Athena unhelmeted, as the gentle morning wind, commanding the cloud Hermes to slow flight.
Whom do we choose to bear the sacred olive-shoot in honour of Athena?
"We ought not to have gone to the Paches'," cried Athena remorsefully.
Meanwhile Mindarus, while sacrificing to Athena at Ilium, had observed the battle.
It is important to know that the Athenians worshipped three different goddesses, all called by the one name of Athene or Athena.
Symbolic of Athena, they had replaced the stone lions which had formerly stood there.
On the next terrace, to the south, was the temple of Athena; and on the third, the altar of Zeus.
In the "Iliad," Zeus is said to have sent Athena as a meteorite from heaven to earth.
Greek goddess of wisdom, skill in the arts, warfare, etc., from Latin Athena, from Greek Athene, perhaps from a name in a lost pre-Hellenic language.
The Greek and Roman goddess of wisdom. She had an unusual birth, springing fully grown out of the forehead of her father, Zeus. Athena was one of the goddesses angered by the Judgment of Paris, a Trojan, and she therefore helped the Greeks in the ensuing Trojan War. Eventually, she became the protector of Odysseus on his journey home.
Note: Athena was the guardian of the city of Athens, which was named in her honor.