Sentence Examples


  • On the Acropolis of Athens he set up a colossal bronze image of Athena, which was visible far out at sea.
  • Before the east front was the altar of Athena Nike.
  • According to the legend, Athena, who had invented the flute, threw it away in disgust, because it distorted the features.
  • The northern portion of it consists of a lofty ridge with two summits, the westernmost of which is occupied by the modern town (985 ft.), while the easternmost, which is slightly higher, bears the name of Rock of Athena, owing to its identification in modern days with the acropolis of Acragas as described by Polybius, who places upon it the temple of Zeus Atabyrius (the erection of which was attributed to the half mythical Phalaris) and that of Athena.'
  • 433, accepts the name "Rock of Athena" and yet puts the acropolis on the site of the modern town, arguing further that the cathedral hill was an acropolis within an acropolis (II.
 

How would you define Athena? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus