Goddess Athene

Athene is the goddess of knowledge in Greek mythology. 

  • Athene is the Wise Warrior, the embodiment of the independent female, and one of the three Greek virgin deities. 
  • She sprang fully formed from Zeus's head, clothed in full war gear, motherless. 
  • She is the guardian of civilization, protecting her city and people from attackers and instilling heroic qualities in them. 
  • Athene is the philosopher, incarnating reason and purity of mind as the embodiment of knowledge and cunning intellect. 
  • She is the patroness of weavers, metalsmiths, and weaponsmiths. 
  • Her emblems are the owl and the olive tree, and she is often portrayed with the goddess Nike at her side. 
  • Her hometown is Athens.