Athena

Roman name : Minerva

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GOD OF WISDOM, WAR, AND CRAFTS

Symbols

  • Owl
  • Olive Tree
  • Weapons

Strengths

  • She was very smart
  • She was very powerful when it came to war.
  • She is also a good peace maker

Weaknesses

  • She was very jealous
  • She didn't show any emotions around anyone, especially men
  • Reason rules her

Character Traits

  • Courageous
  • Intelligent
  • Strategic in war

Relations

  • She was the daughter of Zeus and Metis.
  • Her uncles were POseidon and Hades and her aunts were Demeter and Hestia
  • She has 3 half-brothers and 2 half-sisters ( Apollo, Hermes, Artemis, Hera, and Hephaestus)

3 Interesting Facts

  • She was born in Zeus' head
  • She invented the brittle, the trumpet, the flute, the bot, the rake, the plow, the yoke, the ship, and the chariot
  • When Athena and Poseidon both wanted Athens, the gods told them that whoever makes the most useful thing for the city, that they can have it. Poseidon make a saltwater spring flow, and Athena planted a olive tree. Athena ended up winning

Citations

  • "Athena's Family Tree." Prezi.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Jan. 2016.
  • Napoli, Donna Jo, and Christina Balit. Treasury of Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters. Washington: National Geographic Society, 2011. Print.
  • Temple, Teri, and Robert Squier. Athena: Goddess of Wisdom, War, and Crafts. Mankato, MN: Childs World, 2013. Print.