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Athena Jason StowePeriod 2The god to be the topic of discussion in this report is Athena Athena wasan important member of the Olympic pantheon She was born fully armed fromthe forehead of Zeus the chief god Athena was Zeuss favorite child Heentrusted her with the Aegis his breastplate and with his thunderboltAthenas role as a goddess varied She was a major warrior and most imagesdepict her dressed in armor and holding a spear In Homers Iliad she isdescribed as a fierce battle goddess who continually intervened on the sideof the Greeks She also took an interest in handicrafts and agricultureThe olive tree which she said to have created is sacred to her She wasnoted for her wisdom which explains her close association with the owl anancient symbol of wisdom and reasonThe most famous temple to Athena was the Parthenon 5th century BC whichwas named for Parthenos the Maiden which still stands atop the Acropolisin Athens The interior of the Parthenon stands a statue of Athena Parthenossculpted by PhidaisWhen I was reading through myths I decided I would talk about The Giftof Athena which in my opinion best illustrates Athenas colorful personalityHere is how The Gift of Athena goesLong long ago when this old world was a very young place and when thefew people there were had just begun to live together in groups for theirown protection the great gods selected the places for humans to build thecities They looked down upon the earth through the clouds that shroudedtheir home on the very peak of the high mountain called Olympus and theychose the sites they thought would provide everything mortals needed to liveand prosper Now each god and goddess was eager to have a great city built in his orher honor and so the prime locations-the very best places for the greatcities to be built came to cause much bickering and jealousy among the manydeities for all wanted a great city built in their honor a
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