Athena

Author: Tyler Szabo

  • Athena; goddess of wise council, war, defense of towns, heroic mission/adventure, weaving, potter, and other craft; bright-eyed, Tritogenia
  • Daughter of Zeus and Metis; Zeus, in fear Metis would birth a child greater than he and by the council of Gaia Earth and Oronus Heaven he consumed Metis and she immediately gave birth to Athena who traveled through Zues's stomach to his head where she was released into the world in full battle armor.
  • She was given the fate, by Klotho one the Fates, to be a virgin and never to be married, though she was almost raped by Hephaestus but the sperm got on her leg and Erochthonius was born.
  • Athena, goddess of wisdom & war, with shield | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora
    Athena, goddess of wisdom & war, with shield | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora
  • She had grey eyes very toned and fit body
  • Enemies: Poseidon, Aphrodite, Ares, Hephaestus, Hera
  • Allies: Zeus
  • Poseidon fell in love with a mortal woman, Medusa, and, because of his lust, went into the nearest temple, which happened to be Athena's temple, and made love to her. Because of her, Athena's, hatred of Poseidon and how they desicrated her temple, she turned Medusa into the third disgusting Medusa.
  • In the "Judgment of Paris", Athena lost the golden apple to Aphrodite because Aphrodite promised Helene of Sparta to Paris for his vote in the judgment.
  • In the Trojan War, Athena sided with the Greek's, mostly because of the outcome of the "Judgment of Paris", but when Ajax, a Greek commander, defiled a temple of Athena she destroyed the Greek navy for not reprimanding him.