Offerings for the Goddess Athena

Offerings of Athena

Some of these offerings are from historical sources and others are from my personal experience with the Goddess.

Liquid Offerings
Water
Milk
Oil (Olive Oil)
Wine
Honey

Food Offerings
Bread
Cakes
Grains
Fruit
Olives

Meat Offerings
Various kinds of Meat
Fish

Non-Food Offerings
Scents: Aromatic or Sweet-Smelling Herbs; Myrrh
Light: Oil Lamp; White or Blue Candles
Colors: Blue, Sea colors
Flowers: Roses, Sweet Smelling Flowers

Taboos
Things or events that would cause miasma.

Sources

Homer. The Homeric Hymns: A Translation, with Introduction and Notes. translated by Diane Rayor. University of California Press, 2004.

The Orphic Hymns. trans. By Apostolos N. Athanassakis. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.

Connelly, Joan Breton. Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece. (Princeton University Press, 2007) 180.

Shrine of the Goddess Athena

Neos Alexandria: Athena

Theoi.com: Athena

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