Wednesday, June 9, 2010


In Greek mythology, Athena is, became the goddess of wisdom, as philosophy became applied to cult in the later fifth century. She remained the patroness of weaving, crafts and the more disciplined side of war. Athena's wisdom  Her bird is the owl, the owl is a sign of wisdom. The owl is often accompanied by the goddess of victory, Nike. Wearing a called the Aegis given to her by her father  Zeus  she is often shown with a helmet and with a shield bearing the Gorgon Medusa's head, from the valiant   Perseus.

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