"Ægis- Varvakeion Statuette of Athena."-Whitney, 1902

Ægis

"Ægis- Varvakeion Statuette of Athena."-Whitney, 1902

An image of the Acropolis, as it was, seated in Athens, Greece. The Acropolis is an ancient, famed citadel that rests on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens, and is a part of the World Heritage List.

The Acropolis

An image of the Acropolis, as it was, seated in Athens, Greece. The Acropolis is an ancient, famed citadel…

"Small pedestals placed on the apex or angle of a pediment for the support of a statue or other ornament."-Whitney, 1902

Acroteria

"Small pedestals placed on the apex or angle of a pediment for the support of a statue or other ornament."-Whitney,…

"Athena (Minerva), the national deity of the Athenians." — Smith, 1882

Athena

"Athena (Minerva), the national deity of the Athenians." — Smith, 1882

"Athena and Giant" — Gayley, 1893

Athena

"Athena and Giant" — Gayley, 1893

"Athena" — Gayley, 1893

Athena

"Athena" — Gayley, 1893

"Athena Parthenos" — Morey, 1903

Athena

"Athena Parthenos" — Morey, 1903

"Athena" — Morey, 1903

Athena

"Athena" — Morey, 1903

The Greek goddess of wisdom, strategy, and war.

Athena

The Greek goddess of wisdom, strategy, and war.

An archaic Athena on a vase from about 330 B.C. In Greek mythology, Athena was the goddess of wisdom.

Athena

An archaic Athena on a vase from about 330 B.C. In Greek mythology, Athena was the goddess of wisdom.

"Athena (Minerva) superintending the building of the Argo." — Smith, 1882

Athena and Argo

"Athena (Minerva) superintending the building of the Argo." — Smith, 1882

"Contest of Athena and Poseidon" — Gayley, 1893

Athena Poseidon

"Contest of Athena and Poseidon" — Gayley, 1893

"Athena Velletri" — Gayley, 1893

Athena Velletri

"Athena Velletri" — Gayley, 1893

"A tablet of Pentelic marble. Athena, leaning on her spear, is gazing with downcast head at a grave monument."—Webster, 1913

Mourning Athena

"A tablet of Pentelic marble. Athena, leaning on her spear, is gazing with downcast head at a grave…

Goddess of Wisdom

Athene

Goddess of Wisdom

Goddess of Wisdom

Athene

Goddess of Wisdom

Goddess of Wisdom

Athene

Goddess of Wisdom

Athene maculta, which derive their name from the Greek goddess of wisdom, supposedly for their meditative air and mysterious habits. They are found throughout the world.

Athene Maculta

Athene maculta, which derive their name from the Greek goddess of wisdom, supposedly for their meditative…

Goddess of Wisdom

Athene Parthenos

Goddess of Wisdom

Coin of Athens.

Athens

Coin of Athens.

Athene conneviens, which derive their name from the Greek goddess of wisdom, supposedly for their meditative air and mysterious habits. They are found throughout the world.

Athene conneviens

Athene conneviens, which derive their name from the Greek goddess of wisdom, supposedly for their meditative…

A coin engraved with images of Minerva and Jupiter. Minerva was the Roman equivalent to the Greek goddess Athena, and Jupiter was similar to the Greek god of thunder, Zeus.

Dieties

A coin engraved with images of Minerva and Jupiter. Minerva was the Roman equivalent to the Greek goddess…

The Minerva head is a design on the Greek Goddess Athena. This design frequently occurred on medallions.

Minerva Head

The Minerva head is a design on the Greek Goddess Athena. This design frequently occurred on medallions.

This Right Minerva head is the modern version design of the Greek Goddess Athena. This design frequently occurred on medallions.

Right Minerva Head

This Right Minerva head is the modern version design of the Greek Goddess Athena. This design frequently…

Roman goddess of wisdom

Minerva

Roman goddess of wisdom

Head of Minerva, Roman goddess of war, medicine, wisdom, and the arts.

Minerva

Head of Minerva, Roman goddess of war, medicine, wisdom, and the arts.

A statue of Minerva, with a serpent depicted at the goddesses' feet.

Minerva

A statue of Minerva, with a serpent depicted at the goddesses' feet.

"On Minerva's side Varro tells us that Cecrops found an olive tree and a fountain, and that on consulting the oracle he was told that both Minerva and Neptune had a right to the guardianship of the city, and that the Senate decided in favor of the former; the name of the city was consequently changed from Poseidonus to Athens." —Bulfinch, 1897

Minerva

"On Minerva's side Varro tells us that Cecrops found an olive tree and a fountain, and that on consulting…

"Minerva." —Bulfinch, 1897

Minerva

"Minerva." —Bulfinch, 1897