What is a nickname for Athena?

The only ones I can think of that haven’t already been suggested are [name_f]Aina[/name_f] (eye-nah) and [name_f]Anya[/name_f]. Also [name_f]Pallas[/name_f] (another name for [name_f]Athena[/name_f] the goddess) or [name_f]Olive[/name_f] (a symbol of the goddess) though these two are a stretch.

What is Athena’s last name?

PALLAS (Pallas), a surname of Athena. In Homer this name always appears united with the name Athena, as Pallas Athênê or Pallas Athênaiê ; but in later writers we also find Pallas alone instead of Athena.

What is Athena’s epithet?

Athena or Athene, often given the epithet Pallas, is an ancient Greek goddess associated with wisdom, handicraft, and warfare who was later syncretized with the Roman goddess Minerva.

What is a epithet in the Odyssey?

The repeated use of a word or phrase for the same person, place, or object. Also called the Homeric epithet, fixed epithets are commonly used in epic poetry. In Homer’s Odyssey, Odysseus is repeatedly referred to as “many-minded,” Penelope as “prudent,” and Telemachus as “sound-minded.”

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What are some examples of epithets?

A girl’s name is Marilynn, but her parents call her Lynn. Her sister calls her Mary. And her friends call her Merry-go-round when she’s being silly. Lynn, Mary, and Merry-go-round are all epithets, or special nicknames that replace the name of a person and often describe them in some way.

What is the name of Athena’s owl?


Who were the 12 Greek Titans?

Titan, in Greek mythology, any of the children of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaea (Earth) and their descendants. According to Hesiod’s Theogony, there were 12 original Titans: the brothers Oceanus, Coeus, Crius, Hyperion, Iapetus, and Cronus and the sisters Thea, Rhea, Themis, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, and Tethys.

Is Athena a good name?

Athena’s a pretty cool goddess, and it’s definitely a “power” name for a girl. But it’s also a bit unusual and while I despised my super common name growing up, some people with less common names also don’t love them.

What are Homeric epithets?

Homeric epithets are characteristic terms used to distinguish important people, places, and things in The Iliad and The Odyssey. Often translated as hyphenated adjectives, they help readers keep track of the many characters in these vast epics.

What is a good middle name for Athena?

Athena Claire (bright, clear) Athena Kinsley (king’s feild) Athena Quinn (wise, intelligent) Athena Selene (moon)