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Athena By Kenneth S Volesky E-mail svoleskyhotmailcom 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 Greeks outside of Athens such as Achilles Orestes and especially Odysseus Athena-1 Athena is know to be the goddess of war guardian of cities patroness of arts and crafts and promoter of wisdom Images of Women-1 Athenas name actually came form the Cretan and Mycenean name Athene which predates the Greeks by about 1500 years Daly-20 The ending -ene was set aside for royalty and goddesses like Helene Harris-4 She was also called by some Greeks as Pallas Athena Not many people know where the name Pallas came from Some legends say she obtained it from the giant Pallas that she killed in the war of the gods and giants Grant-Hazel 83 Another legend says that Athena accidentally killed her childhood playmate Pallas By taking Pallas in front of her own Athena shows the grief that she endured for the loss of her friend Daly-20 Athena had such an impact on the Greeks that the Romans adopted her and called her Minerva Minerva-1 The origins of Athenas name is not the only discrepancy that historians have had The origin of where Athena came form is also a discrepancy Zeus feared that he would be overcome by a son greater than he born from the intelligent Metis To prevent this Zeus ate Metis There for Athena in the most common legend was born fully
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