Pantheon: Greek
Alternate Names/Spellings: Athene, Pallas
Gender: Female
Greek Spellings: 'Aqhnh, 'Aqnaia, 'Aqhna

Athena is the goddess of arts, crafts, The City, strategic war, and wisdom. She is the daughter of Metis and Zeus, out of whose head she sprung. The owl is her sacred animal, and her sacred symbols are the shield and the olive branch. Athena is the patroness of Athens. She is a virgin goddess.

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