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  • Athena's Respect For The Mortal Odysseus
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    The Goddess Athena Athena was the goddess of wisdom, purity, and reason. She was the first to teach the science of numbers as well as cooking, weaving, and spinning... An olive tree and an owl symbolize her. These are symbols of wisdom. She was also considered the goddess of war. Unlike Ares, the god of war, Athena would settle conflict with mediation over battle. Athena was the daughter Zeus, the King of Gods. It is said that Athena had no mother, but according to Hesiod's account Athena's moth...
  • Importance Of The Goddesses To The Greeks
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    The Greek Goddesses In Greek mythology the gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus played a major role in everyday life. The Greeks respected them and thought of the gods as all mighty. In Ancient Greece the people honored and believe in the deities. Myths, poems, and epics tell the stories and beliefs referring to the gods and goddesses. Many literary works display the power and jobs of the goddesses. The Greek people lived to please the deities in hope of gaining a better lifestyle. The goddesses ...
  • Goddess Athena
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    One of the greatest goddesses who lived atop mount Olympus was the goddess Athena. Athena was known as being the goddess of wisdom, war, the arts, and industry, Furthermore; she aided many desperate warriors on their journeys, and for this she is considered very just. With all of her contributions to the race of man such as the olive, the ability to tame the horse, and her creation of the potters wheel, she was greatly admired by humans. Athena was a very thoughtful and intelligent goddess, very...
  • Greek Gods And Goddesses
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    There were two types of Olympic Gods: Celestial Deities and Earth Deities. The Celestial Deities d welled on Mount Olympus while the Earth Deities resided on, or under, Earth. There were twelve Olympic Gods; however, because the tales of these gods started out orally, the gods and goddesses classified as Olympians are not totally clear. Because the Twelve Olympians are not totally clear, there are a possible fourteen gods and goddesses that could be classified as Olympians. The gods and goddesse...
  • Greeks As Pallas Athena
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    Athena Back in time when Greece was making its mark in history as one of the great civilization of the Ancient World, there was a great deal of emphasis on the Gods and Goddesses. To the Greeks the world was governed by the Gods and they were the reason many things happened in the world, mostly thing that where unexplainable. The goddess Athena was one of the many gods or goddesses that played a large role in Greek mythology. Even though Athena was the patron saint of Athens she supported other ...
  • Goddess Aphrodite
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    The image that has been produced over time about the Goddess of Desire, the renowned Aphrodite, is one of a longhaired beauty, riding atop a scallop shell to bestow her beauteous wonders upon the mortal earth and Olympus. This is an icon of femininity and perfection, the most stunning of the already statuesque gods and goddesses. Doves and sparrows are her counterparts as is the sweet and playful Cupid in later Roman myths. However, this seemingly flawless picture of delicacy and sensual delight...

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