Athena

Greek: Athēnē

Facts

  • Born from the forehead of father Zeus
  • Zeus swallowed his wife Metis while she was pregnant
  • Athena was born fully grown
  • She is the goddess of war, patron of the arts and industry, and practical reason
  • She promoted justice and skill
  • During the Trojan War she took the side of the Greeks
  • She was Zeus's favorite child
  • She was noted for her wisdom and good sense
  • The city of Athens was named in her honor