Pallas Athene


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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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Noun1.Pallas Athene - (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfarePallas Athene - (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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They have sinned against Eros and against Pallas Athene, and not by any heavenly intervention, but by the ordinary course of nature, those allied deities will be avenged.
And Pallas Athene bedecked her form with all manners of finery.
The asteroid itself was named after the Pallas Athene, Goddess of War, Wisdom and Craft.
Today the immaculate 65ft narrowboat, Pallas Athene, is moored at Lydiate where the couple spend most winters.