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1,130 Athena Goddess Greek Wisdom Pictures, Stock Pictures & Vectors

And but she checks the insolence of these whose spirit is violent and unjust. There is a Homeric hymn who honors Athena with a distinctive story. She came to the Greek mainland after leaving her original residence in Crete. She then became ruler of Athens, the major city of the ancient globe, though maintaining lots of symbols of her ancient identity. Greek myth tells of a contest amongst Athena and Poseidon, the god of the sea. Each wanted to rule the city of Athens, and neither would give way to the other. In Books V–VI of the Iliad, Athena aids...