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					      Athena


Bright eyed warrior maiden
Athena

   daughter of Zeus
    (and Metis)
   Goddess of Athens
       PanAthenaia
   Shield deity of
    Mycenae
   dressed in armor
Birth of Athena
epithets
   Owl-eyed
   Bright-eyed
   Grey-eyed
   Parthenos
    (maidenly; asexual)
   Polias (of the city
    state)
   Boulaia (of the
    counsel)
   Pallas
   Promachos
Athena Tritogeneia

   River or lake
   Reared by Triton
Pallas Athena

   Triton’s daughter Pallas
       Playmate
       War games
       Argument
       Zeus’ intervention
       Athena’s distress
       Athena makes wooden statue (palladium)
Palladium

               Olive wood statue
               Falls from sky
               Lands in Troy
               Token of protection
               Stolen by
                Diomedes &
                Odysseus
               Troy falls
attributes

                armor
                aegis
                gorgon
                owl
                snake
                olive
Nashville Athena
Parthenos
Goddess of
Civilization

   wool-working
       Arachne’s boastful
        claim
       Arachne suggests
        a weaving contest
The contest
                 Athena’s tapestry
                     contest for Athens
                 Arachne’s tapestry
                     Sexual exploits of
                      the gods
                     flawless
                 Athena’s anger
                 Arachne’s suicide
                 Athena’s pity
Goddess of Civilization

   Carpentry
       1st chariot
       1st ship (Argo)
       Trojan Horse
       Diaulos (double-flute)
Argo builds ship
Trojan Horse
diaulos
Goddess of Civilization

   cultivated olive
       Her gift to Athens
Goddess of Civilization

                    arts of war
                        strategy
                        tactics
                        discipline
                        war dance
Goddess of Civilization

   patroness of heroes
       Heracles
       Jason
       Odysseus (wily)
       Perseus
Herakles &
Atlas
The Argonauts
Odysseus &
Nausikaa
Perseus
slays
Medusa

				
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