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Minerva vs. Athena

[ mi-nur-vuh ]
  1. the ancient Roman goddess of wisdom and the arts, identified with the Greek goddess Athena.
  2. a woman of great wisdom.
  3. a female given name.
[ uh-thee-nuh ]
  1. the virgin deity of the ancient Greeks worshiped as the goddess of wisdom, fertility, the useful arts, and prudent warfare. At her birth she sprang forth fully armed from the head of her father, Zeus.
  2. a female given name.

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