Monday, July 13, 2009


Athena, is known as the Greek goddess of wisdom, war, the arts, industry, justice and skill. She was the favorite child of Zeus. Athena's claimed the Greek city of Athens as her own. She gifted it the olive tree, it gave the people food, oil and wood.

Athena was born fully grown from her father’s head, after he had swallowed her mother, Metis. Metis during this time made a robe and a helmet for her daughter. Athena emerged wearing her mother’s gifts. The owl is attributed to Athena and is often seen accompanying her.

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