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Athena By S Yuriar Period 2 Ms. Lovejoy 12-16-08 Symbols and objects Her symbol is an owl. The owl is always on her shoulder. Her objects are her armor that she always carries with her Legend/Story She was the goddess of crafts and the domestic arts. Her symbol is the owl and she was the greatest goddess symbolized with the form of a bird. She had come the regarded as a goddess of wisdom. Character traits Athena is really wise and tough because all the armor she carries. She is to protect the people of the cities. Children Athena never had a husband, didn’t fall in love, and didn’t have no children. Parents/Creation Athena’s mother Metis Athena didn’t have no mom. Zeus is Athena’s father. Zeus swallowed Metis, while she was still pregnant. That’s how Athena was born out of Zeus head. The goddess of wisdom and war Hephaestus fell madly in love with Athena but Athena didn’t love him back. Erichthonius was produced and Athena raised him as his own child in the city of Athens. Inventions/Creation It was said that Athena has invented the war- chariot and the art of horse-taming and Bellerophon tried to catch it and tame it but he failed doing it. But she invent the music and the flute. She was represents a pyramid of stability where the base of her warrior insticts. She is even painted on a vase.
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