meaning of Athene

Athene meaning in Names Dictionary

Athene ended up being the Goddess of war and knowledge, after who the city Athens ended up being called.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Female

Athene meaning in General Dictionary

(Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and of use arts and wise warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva

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  • a genus of Strigidae

Athene - German to English


Sentence Examples with the word Athene

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).

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