Athena Information

Athena is the ancient Greek Goddess of wisdom, knowledge, the arts, knowledge, creativity, clarity, handcrafts, war, strategy, weaving, domestic household duties and purity. She is the Goddess of civilization.

Updated List of Epithets of Athena: Epithets of Athena

Cult Centers

Athens, Greece
Athena Phratria
Athena Polias
Athena Parthenos at the Parthenon
Athena Nike in the Acropolis
Gate of Athena Archegetis

Temple of Athena Khalkioikos at Sparta
Temple of Athena Pronaia at Delphi
Temple of Athena at Troy
Temple of Athena at Miletus
Temple of Athena/Temple of Athena Polias at Priene
Temple of Athena at Phocaea
Temple of Athena at Pergamon
Temple of Athena Lindia at Lindus
Temple of Athena at Assos
Temple of Athena Polias at Erythrae
Temple of Athena Aphaea at Aegina
Temple of Athena Alea at Tegea
Temple of Athena Alea at Mantinea
Temples of Athena Nike, Athena Aeantis and Athena at Megara
Sanctuary of Athena Cynthia at Delos
Sanctuary of Athena Camiras at Camirus
Sanctuary of Athena Polias at Notium

Parentage: Zeus and Metis; Triton; Poseidon and Tritonis; Poseidon and Polyphe
Sacred Plant: Olive tree, olives
Animal: Owl, serpent, cockerel,
Symbols: aegis, spear, shield, helmet, wool (for weaving), distaff,

Offerings: olive oil,

Sources

Shrine of the Goddess Athena

Wikipedia Entry: Athena

Neos Alexandria: Athena

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