Definition of Pallas Athena

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva.

Exact synonyms: Athena, Athene, Pallas, Pallas Athene
Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Greek Deity



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pallas Athena

Palikir
Palinism
Palinista
Palinistas
Palinuridae
Palinurus
Palio di Siena
Palisades
Paliurus
Paliurus spina-christi
Pall Mall
Palladian
Palladio
Pallas
Pallas's cat
Pallas Athena (current term)
Pallas Athene
Pallottine
Palm Beach
Palm Sunday
Palma
Palmaceae
Palmae
Palmales
Palmas
Palmer
Palmer's notation
Palmer Peninsula
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Palmerian

Literary usage of Pallas Athena

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1. Ancient Art and Its Remains: Or, A Manual of the Archaeology of Art by Karl Otfried Müller, Friedrich Gottlieb Welcker (1852)
"Pallas Athena. 1 368. The character of Pallas Athena, which is difficult to ascertain completely, has its central point especially in this, ..."

2. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction, Classical Mediæval, Legendary: Famous by William Shepard Walsh (1915)
"Pallas, another name for Athena, sometimes used by itself, but oftener in conjunction with the elder name, ie, Pallas Athena. Can tyrants but by tyrants ..."

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