Athena - Greek Goddess Athena
Myths About Athena
Myths about the Greek goddess Athena from Thomas Bulfinch's mythology.
The basics on the goddess of wisdom, crafts and strategic warfare.
Also see Fast Facts About Athena.
Gallery of the goddess Athena.
Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece
The priestess of Athena Polias at Athens and of Demeter & Kore at Eleusis were so important events were dated according to their names just as in the civic area, events were dated by archons. Their names were inscribed on statues and funeral memorials. The lifetime position of priestess of Athena Polias was hereditary for the Eteoboutad clan for...
A listing of Athena's symbols.
Minerva and Niobe
Story from Thomas Bulfinch's Mythology about Minerva and Niobe.
Jupiter, Neptune, Minerva, and Momus
One of Aesop's fables.
Athena and Arachne - The Contest Between Athena and Arachne
Athena and Arachne have a contest in weaving, but the playing field is far from level.
Perseus and Medusa
The story from Bulfinch in which Minerva helps Perseus.
Athena, Goddess of Wisdom
From Perseus' site on Hercules, this page explains her acts of friendship towards her half-brother and other heroes.
Zeus' parthenogenic daughter is the virginal goddess of Athens, handicrafts, agriculture, and wisdom.
Pictures of Athena from Google.