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A·the·na(ə-thē′nə) also A·the·ne (-nē)
n. Greek Mythology
The goddess of wisdom, the practical arts, and warfare, and the protector of cities, especially Athens.
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a virgin goddess of wisdom, practical skills, and prudent warfare. She was born, fully armed, from the head of Zeus. Also called: Pallas Athena or Pallas Roman counterpart: Minerva
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a virgin deity of the ancient Greeks, worshiped as the goddess of wisdom, fertility, the useful arts, and prudent warfare; identified by the Romans with Minerva.
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Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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