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A Greek Goddess

Katera Powell

on 29 September 2012

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Athena A Greek Goddess LITERARY ALLUSIONS OTHER ALLUSIONS Mythological Basis Quick Facts Cont. Quick Facts Cont. Quick Facts Works Cited "The Raven"-Edgar Allen Poe "Athena: Goddess of War" The goddess of wisdom, battle, reason and purity. Sprang from Zeus's Head fully grown and in full armor Known for her role as judge, diplomat, and mediator Patron of weavers, potters, goldsmiths, sculptors, musicians, and horsemen Roussel, Anastasia. "What Is the Meaning of Athena's Name?" Ehow.com. n.d. 26 September 2012. Web. "Athena"-Marvel Comics "Harry Potter"- J.K. Rowling A Marvel Comic's character and member of the Olympian Gods Professor Mcgonagall's first name was Minerva, and she she occasionally saved lives. Referred to as Pallas, Athena symbolizes wisdom in this piece of literature Athena Computer Athena A 2010 South Korean TV drama series about espionage and terrorism An early missile guidance computer A 1986 arcade game made by SNK (Shin Nihon Kawasaki) Acts as the protector of civilized life, handicrafts, and agriculture. The owl always accompanies her Remained Zeus's constant ally and fierce protector (promoted his interests and served as his adviser) Fair and Compassionate Nike often accompanied her (figures how she never lost a battle) Credited for the yoke and bridle, the sailing ship, and the flute and trumpet Athena International An award program for successful women "Athena, Greek Goddess of Wisdom and Craftsmanship." Goddessgift.com. n.d. 26 September 2012. Web. "Athena (disambiguation)." Wikipedia.com. 5 September 2012. Web. "Minerva McGonagall." Harry Potter. Wikia.com. n.d. 27 September. 2012. Web. "The Raven Allusions & Cultural References." Shmoop.com. n.d. 28 September 2012. Web
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