Parthenos (Par′thenos) was a name of Juno, and also of Minerva.
The principal chamber (cella) within the colonnade contained the colossal statue of Athen Parthenos (see below, Nos. 300-302).
This plant may have had its name from the virgin (Parthenos) goddess Athene, whom the Romans call Minerva.
Fragment of shield supposed to be a rough copy from the shield of the statue of Athen Parthenos.
Cast of a statuette, copied from the statue of Athen Parthenos.
Farnell1173 says that the first sense of Parthenos was not "virgin," but unmarried.