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A Dictionary of World Mythology

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2003

The Roman goddess of wisdom and the arts, identified with the Greek Athena. Her name may contain the same root ...

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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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2005

the Roman goddess of wisdom, identified with the Greek Pallas Athene, the daughter of Zeus (the meaning of her title ...

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A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

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2004

The name of the Roman goddess of wisdom, invention, and the martial arts was applied by imperial-minded interpretatio romana ( ...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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36 words

Roman goddess of the arts, professions and handicrafts, whose cult is believed to have originated in Etruria. She was identified ...

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Herbert Jennings Rose and John Scheid

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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Classical studies, History
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386 words

an Italian goddess of handicrafts, widely worshipped and regularly identified with *Athena. Altheim (RE ‘Minerva’; cf. Hist. Rom. Rel.... ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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Archaeology, History
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24 words

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Roman goddess of wisdom and patroness of arts and crafts. Identified with the Greek Athena and thereafter considered a goddess of war....

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

in Roman mythology, the goddess, originally of weaving and other crafts, later of wisdom, creativity, and prowess in war, from ancient times identified with the Greek ...

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