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Definition of the noun athena

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noun - plural: -

  1. (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva


"Athena" is a platform arcade game, produced and published in 1986 by SNK. It was later ported to the NES, developed by Micronics. Conversions were done also for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 and Amstrad CPC in 1987 by Ocean Software under their Imagine label. However, only the NES version was released for North American homes until the PlayStation Network saw a release of the arcade original in 2011. The game's protagonist, Princess Athena, has gone on to appear in later fighting games by SNK as a secret character or assistant to her descendant Athena Asamiya, a frequent main character in these games.

  • mode: Single-player video game
  • developer: SNK Playmore
  • genres: Platform game, Action game
  • publisher: SNK Playmore
  • released in (30 years ago)


  1. "Athena" is a romantic musical comedy, starring Jane Powell, Edmund Purdom, Debbie Reynolds, Vic Damone, Louis Calhern, and Norma Varden, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
  2. "Athena": Discover why the chicken did cross the road in Athena.


  1. "Athena" is a novel by John Banville.
  2. "Athena" is a book by Susan Deacy.


  1. Athena is a fictional deity in the Marvel Comics Universe based on the Greek Goddess of the same name. Athena first appeared in the pages of Thor #164, written by Stan Lee and drawn by Jack Kirby.
  2. Athena is a fictional character on the television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Young Hercules and Xena: Warrior Princess. She has been portrayed by three different actress, each giving the character differing personalities. Actress Amanda Lister was the first to portray Athena on Hercules, Jane Fullerton-Smith portrayed the character on Young Hercules and Paris Jefferson portrayed the character on Xena.
  3. Athena is a fictional character from the 2007 Japanese animated CG film Appleseed: Ex Machina.
  4. Athena is a fictional character form the 2008 film SupahPapalicious.
  5. Athena is a fictional character from the 2014 play The Anthem.
  6. Athena is a fictional character from the 2011 film Red Sky.
  7. Athena is a fictional film character.
  8. Athena is a fictional character from the 2009 TV series Ang Babaeng Hinugot sa Aking Tadyang.
  9. Athena is a fictional character from the 2005 film Just Friends.
  10. Athena is a fictional character from 2012 anime TV series Campione!.
  11. Athena is a fictional character from the book Black Ships Before Troy.
  12. Athena is a fictional character from the 2008 film Remarkable Power.
  13. Athena is a fictional character from the 1965 film The Naked Brigade.
  14. Athena is a fictional character from the 2011 film Immortals.

There are other characters with in their name, like Pallas Athena, Athena Asamiya and Lieutenant Athena.


  1. "Athena" is a song written by Pete Townshend and recorded by The Who. It appears as the first track on the group's tenth studio album It's Hard, released in 1982. It was released as the first single from that album, achieving moderate chart success at number 28 on the US Billboard Hot 100, but received good airplay on album-oriented rock and later classic rock radio formats.
  2. "Athena" is a musical album of Athena.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  3. "ATHENA" is a musical single of -OZ-.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  4. "Athena": Athena is a 1982 single by The Who.
    • released in (34 years ago)


  1. Athena a.k.a. Nozomi Tsuji: Nozomi Sugiura, known professionally by her birth name of Nozomi Tsuji is a Japanese tarento. In 2000, she began her career as a singer for Japanese idol band Morning Musume. Tsuji later found success with related groups Mini Moni and W. She has participated in the shuffle groups 10-nin Matsuri, Odoru 11, and 11Water, H.P. All Stars, as well as being a member of the Morning Musume splinter group Morning Musume Otomegumi.
  2. Athena a.k.a. Cynthia Cidre is an American screenwriter and producer. She is the showrunner and executive producer of Dallas. Cidre was the creator and an executive producer for the drama series Cane in 2007 and wrote the scripts for the films, In Country, A Killing in a Small Town and The Mambo Kings.
  3. Athena Andreadis is an Anglo-Greek musician, singer and songwriter born in London. In 2008, she was featured in a British television documentary.
  4. Athena Sophia Rhossa Alejandro Tibi, known by her stage name Athena, or Athena Tibi, is a singer, stage actress and movie actress from Manila, The Philippines, raised in Saitama, Japan.
  5. Athena is an actress.
  6. AthenA is a hip hop/rap vocalist.

There are other people with in their name, like Athena Chu, Athena Han, Athena Lee, Athena Cage, Athena Jett, Athena Lord, Athena Wong, Athena Demos, Athena Greer, Athena Haley and many others.


Athena is a musical group.

  • albums: "A New Religion?", "Inside, the moon", "Twilight of Days"


Athena Co. Ltd. is a Japanese video game developer, founded in July 1987.


Athena a.k.a. A Condominiums is a Building in Jersey City, United States of America.


  1. Athena was a 1990s Lockheed Martin expendable launch system which underwent several name changes in its lifetime.
    • also known as 雅典娜系列運載火箭
  2. Athena is a clipper-bowed three masted gaff rigged schooner built by Royal Huisman in 2004 for Internet entrepreneur James H. Clark. Clark purchased a 47.4 meter sloop, Hyperion, from Royal Huisman in 1998. As Hyperion was nearing completion, Clark began to consider the possibilities of a larger yacht, which could include a theater, library, more guest space and a more capable galley, taking inspiration from the 1920s Krupp built motor yacht "Talitha".
  3. Athena is a British art retailer, and was formerly a large retail chain, famous for its distinctive posters.
  4. ATHENA is a European Union funded project which aims to provide content to Europeana. It is led by the Italian Ministry of Culture, and "takes its origins from the existing MINERVA network.

Phrases with Athena

  1. Ytu Athena
  2. Genus Athena
  3. Appias Athena
  4. Cupido Athena
  5. Morpho Athena
  6. pallas athena
  7. Bibasis Athena
  8. Chromis Athena
  9. Mysidia Athena
  10. Euselasia Athena
  11. Lepanthes Athena
  12. Castianeira athena
  13. Calamotropha Athena
  14. Ophioplinthaca Athena
  15. Species Appias Athena
  16. Species Cupido Athena
  17. Species Morpho Athena
  18. Parapachydiscus Athena
  19. Species Bibasis Athena
  20. Species Chromis Athena

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Google previewDialectic of Enlightenment as Sport (2015)

by Tom Donovan

Athena is that best friend that Odysseus can always count on.

Google previewHierophantic Landscapes (2011)

Lighting Up Chalice Well, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, the Rondanes, and Oaxaca by Richard Leviton

Pallas Athena is the master mentor and overseer of the metaphysical science of astrology, not, mind you, the distorted version of it that passes for Western astrology, but the real thing, the actual perception of solar probabilities and influences ...

Google previewRecent Trends in Network Security and Applications (2010)

Third International Conference, CNSA 2010, Chennai, India, July 23-25, 2010 Proceedings by Natarajan Meghanathan, Selma Boumerdassi, Nabendu Chaki, Dhinaharan Nagamalai

Athena: Athena is an automatic model checking tool developed by Dawn Song and Perring in 2001 [26]. Thayer, Herog...

Google previewA Virgin Conceived (2002)

Mary and Classical Representations of Virginity by Mary F. Foskett

Thus Athena plays an integral role in all that upon which civilization depends—politics, wisdom, arts and crafts, and reproduction. Athena is the goddess most identi¤ed with the work of ...

Google previewThe Unofficial Heroes of Olympus Companion (2011)

Gods, Monsters, Myths and What's in Store for Jason, Piper and Leo by Natalie Buczynsky, Jonathan Shelnutt, Richard Marcus

In contemporary American literature, Athena is the mother (again by virgin birth) of demigoddess Annabeth, ...

Google previewDictionary of Images and Symbols in Counselling (1998)

by William Stewart

oo Athena (Athene) Queen of Heaven (Minerva - many goddesses were called 'Queen of Heaven' as was the Moon). One of the most important goddesses in Greek mythology. In Roman ...

Google previewA Smaller Classical Dictionary of Biography, Mythology, and Geography (1883)

Abridged from the Larger Dictionary by Sir William Smith

G8 ATHENA. the residence of the tyrant Hermias, with whom Aristotle resided some time. ATAX (-acts: Aude), originally called Nar- bo, a river in GnIHa Narbonensis, rising in the Pyrenees, and flowing by Narbo Marlins Into the Lacus ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature (1995)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Athena \a-'the-na\ or Athene \a-'the-ne\ In Greek mythology, the city protectress, goddess of war, handicraft, and practical reason or wisdom, identified by the Romans with Minerva. Athena was probably a pre-Hellenic goddess later accepted ...

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Diving and stealing the pearls from the oceans of knowledge

Waiting to face gladly, the ocean keeper's trident

Don't call me a genius as they're the mind-born childs

Of the Athena, still now I'm an irregular student. (Durgapuri Babu)
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Scrabble value of A1T1H4E1N1A1

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