Definition of Pallas Athene
1. Noun. (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva.
Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Greek Deity
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Literary usage of Pallas Athene
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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... and for honour : yet his life Was short pre-doom'd, and at that very hour Pallas Athene swifter sped the day, When by Achilles he must needs be slain. ..."
2. Starved Rock by Edgar Lee Masters (1919)
"Pallas Athene Athene! Virgin! Goddess! Queen! descend, Come to us and befriend. Set up your shrine among us and defend Our realm against corruptions which ..."
3. Museum of Antiquity: A Description of Ancient Life, the Employments by Levi W. Yaggy, Thomas Louis Haines (1886)
"... up the heights ot heaven, and his flowing robe glistened as he moved like the vesture which the sun-god gave to the wise MINERVA, OB Pallas Athene. ..."