Definition of Athena in English:

Athena

Syllabification: A·the·na
Pronunciation: /əˈTHēnə
 
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(also Athene /-nē/)
Greek Mythology
  • The patron goddess of Athens, worshiped as the goddess of wisdom, handicrafts, and warfare. She is often allegorized into a personification of wisdom. Also called Pallas. Identified with the Roman goddess Minerva.

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