Pallas Athena


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Pallas Athena

also Pallas Athene
n. Greek Mythology
Athena.

[Greek Pallas Athēnē : Pallas, epithet of Athena + Athēnē, Athena.]
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Pallas Athena

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Pallas

n
(Classical Myth & Legend) another name for Athena
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Noun1.Pallas Athena - (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfarePallas Athena - (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva
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