Greek Goddess Athena: Epithets & Attributes


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What was an epithet of a Greek deity?

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1. Athena was thought to be goddess of all of the following EXCEPT:

2. Which traditionally feminine virtue was Athena associated with in her epithet of Athena Parthenos?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine how much you know about epithets for the goddess Athena. Answer study questions on key points such as an explanation of what an epithet for a Greek deity was and the areas that Athena was a goddess of.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • Feminine virtue associated with Athena Parthenos
  • Athena Nike
  • An animal connected with Athena

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on epithets for Athena
  • Information recall access the knowledge you've gained regarding why epithets were used for Greek deities
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Athena Nike and Athena Parthenos
  • Making connections - use your understanding of Athena as a goddess to identify her roles in Greek mythology

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Greek Goddess Athena: Epithets & Attributes will cover the following areas of study:

  • Brief overview of Athena in Greek myth
  • Athena Promachos, Athena Ergane and Athena Polias
  • The connection between Athena and Zeus
  • Descriptions associated with Athena's appearance