Athene Sentence Examples
These were followed by the Laerde Efterretninger (1799-1810), afterwards styled Litteratur-Tidende (1811-1836), the Athene (1813-1817), and Historisk Tidsskrift (1840).
In Homer he frequently appears on the field, like Ares and Athene, bearing the aegis to frighten the foe.
Thus Athene is a divine name without meaning in Greek, but Max Muller advances reasons for supposing that it is identical with ahana, " the dawn," in Sanskrit.
On his return Agis fled to the temple of Athene Chalcioecus at Sparta, but soon afterwards he was treacherously induced to leave his asylum and, after a mockery of a trial, was strangled in prison, his mother and grandmother sharing the same fate (241).
According to Schaudinn's account, he was dealing with two separate Trypanosome parasites of the Little Owl (Athene noctua), viz.Advertisement
His daring is illustrated by the story that he came by night to the temple of Athene "of the Brazen House" at Sparta, and there set up his shield with the inscription, "Dedicated to the goddess by Aristomenes from the Spartans."
On a Greek vase-painting the snake is the vehicle of the wrath of Athene, even as Chryse, another local " maiden," had a snake-guardian of a shrine which she sent against Philoctetes.'
Birds of prey are, unjustly enough, regarded with so little favour that few attempts have been made to naturalize them; the continental little owl (Athene noctua), however, has for some time been well established in England, where it has hardly, if ever, appeared naturally.
In this case the altar of Apollo at Delphi, upon which on the Greek vases Neoptolemus is frequently represented as taking refuge from Orestes, might be regarded as the pedestal of an invisible image of the god, and as fulfilling the same function as did the base of the actual image of Athene in Troy, towards which Cassandra fled from Ajax.
Take, for example, the name of a god, Zeus, or Athene, or any other.Advertisement
It is his opinion, apparently, that whatever story is told of Athene must have originally been told of the dawn, and that we must keep this before us in attempting to understand the legends of Athene.
A much more important daughter of Zeus in Homer is Athene, the " greyeyed " or (as some take yXavtc arcs, rather improbably) the " owlheaded " goddess.
Her birth from the head of Zeus is not explicitly alluded to in Homer., In Homer, Athene is a warlike maiden, the patron-goddess of wisdom and manly resolution.
He engaged Hector in single combat and, with the aid of Athene, rescued the body of Achilles from the hands of the Trojans.
In the competition between him and Odysseus for the armour of Achilles, Agamemnon, at the instigation of Athene, awarded the prize to Odysseus.Advertisement
Harrison (in Classical Review, January 1895) endeavours to show that Cecrops is the husband of Athene, identical with the snakelike Zeus Soter or Sosipolis, and the father of ErechtheusErichthonius.
Athene confers the advantages of these methods without requiring any mathematical knowledge.
Opposite was a large bookcase, with a marble bust of Athene on the top.
The Pythian priestess eventually directed him to Athens where his case was judged by Athene and the Areopagus.
With the council of Athene, he threw a precious stone among them.Advertisement
But when they had offered the wine and drunk deep themselves, Athene and godlike Telemachus were ready to return to their hollow ship.
And Athene poured sleep into his eyes, so as to close his eyelids, and free him quickly from utter weariness.
What an inexpressible joy it will be to read about Achilles, and Ulysses, and Andromache and Athene, and the rest of my old friends in their own glorious language!
Vertebrate host, Athene noctua, Little Owl; invertebrate host, Culex pipiens.