Athena


Athena

Athena was born from the head of Zeus. Zeus was the ruler of gods. He thought Athena was favorite daughter. One method about Zeus was his first method was to tell his first wife was goddess of intelligence. Destiny was to have a child to throw Zeus, like Zeus did his own father whose name was Cronus. Prevention. Zeus swallowed Metis.
One day Zeus had extremely painful headache and asked Olympians to help cure. Titan had to strike royal head with an axe. Others said it was Hephaestus, god, metal work and, and fire. When Zeus’s head got split, they sprang forth wearing full battle armor and helmet hold her spear in one hand and the shield in the other hand. Described appearing with bright eyes flashing, her armor gleaming.
Another source said she made her first appearance in front of Olympians, all nature responded to her. Daughter of Zeus alone. No mother gave birth to her. She is fierce and ruthless battle-goddess, war-like she defended state and home outside enemies. Athena was the protector of civilized life, of handcrafts invented bridle, tamed horses so men could use them. Zeus’s favorite child was Athena. Athena was the Greek goddess of wisdom, skill and war.
Zeus trusted her to carry bad aegis, his buckler, and his devastating weapon also known as Thunder-bolt. Athena had grey-eyes also known as flashing-eyed. She was chief. Athena was called Maiden. Parthenos and her temple also known as Parthenon. She created the Olive Tree. The Owl was her bird. Zeus was father of Athena. Her uncle was Poseidon. He chimed the city. It was decided that one could give the better gifts ever. Gods mounted Acropolis. Poseidon hit side of the cliff and spring welled up. Athena named the city Athens. That is how Athens got its name.
It is important for people to know this goddess, Because she Has a lot of accomplishments. I thought it was interesting how she was born out of her fathers head!!!


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