Sources "Athena." Encyclopedia Mythica from Encyclopedia Mythica Online. [Accessed June 18, 2009].
Athena the Greek Goddess Athena was born out of her fathers head fully grown. Her father, Zeus, swallowed her mother, because he heard from mother nature that she was to have a child stronger then Zeus. Athena fought with her uncle over the city, Athens. She won the fight by giving the city a olive tree. Athena was the defender of mankind. Athena was the favorite daughter of Zeus.
Athena She turned a girl into a spider because she could weave better then her. She turned a Medusa into the beast because she was prettier then the Goddess herself. Athena was a Goddess warrior.