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Suddenly Ulysses saw the tall figure of Athene was standing by his side.The Adventures of Ulysses the Wanderer|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Thought of gain, and the bent to pursue it, is the shield of Athene over young men in the press of the seductions.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
Athene (Roman Minerva) however, the goddess of wisdom, had a character without a flaw, and ranked with Apollo in wisdom.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
To the birth of Athene from her father's head savage parallels are not lacking.Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Andrew Lang
Meanwhile, Tydides rushed on before the others, for Athene was shedding glory on his head.
British Dictionary definitions for athene
Cultural definitions for athene
[Roman name Minerva]
The Greek and Roman goddess of wisdom. She had an unusual birth, springing fully grown out of the forehead of her father, Zeus. Athena was one of the goddesses angered by the Judgment of Paris, a Trojan, and she therefore helped the Greeks in the ensuing Trojan War (see also Trojan War). Eventually, she became the protector of Odysseus on his journey home.