Athena

Goddess of wisdom

Origin:

Athena was born the daughter of Zeus. Zeus ate Metis, who was pregnant with Athena. Zeus soon got a huge headache and to cure him, Hephaestus split open his head with an axe. From the would sprang Athena, fully grown, and clothed in a suit of armor.

Role in the odyssey:

Helps Odysseus through multiple situations and aids him in battle.

Credit to:

"Greek Mythology :: Greek Gods :: Greek Goddesses :: Greek Myths." Greek Mythology :: Greek Gods :: Greek Goddesses :: Greek Myths. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Oct. 2014. <http://www.greekmythology.com/>.

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