Athena (Greek Mythology)
- See Athena for a disambiguation.
|Name:||Athena, also known as Athene or Pallas Athena (Minerva in Roman Mythology)|
|Relationships:|| Zeus (father) |
Triton (foster father)
Poseidon and Hades (uncles)
Hestia, Hera and Demeter (aunts)
|Fandom:||Greek Mythology |
The Goddess Test
|Other:||Athena on Wikipedia|
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Athena is a Greek Goddess of Wisdom, war strategy, and crafts in Greek Mythology.
Athena is a well-liked character and generally shown in positive light in fanworks. Fanfiction where Athena has a prominent role often have feminist themes. Fanworks rarely feature Athena in romantic relationships, probably because of her status as one of the Virgin Goddesses. On AO3, Athena has been paired up with Medusa and Ares, as well as Aphrodite, Arachne, Apollo and Prometheus.
Athena in Other Fandoms
Due to the popularity of Greek Myths and the gods and goddesses of them, versions of the them are often used in various different media works from books to films to TV series. The following are versions based on Athena:
- Athena, a Percy Jackson/Heroes of Olympus character
- Athena, a Dark-Hunters series character
- Athena, a DC Comics character
- Athena, a Marvel Comics character
- Athena, a Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, Young Hercules character
- Athena, a Starcrossed character
- Athena, a Goddess Test character
- Athena, a Saint Seiya character
- Athena is the main character of Daddy's Girl, a comic by Li Österberg. "Athena is miraculously born from her father's head. She's stronger and more intelligent than most people, but deep down she is just a confused child who tries to understand herself, her family and the world around her. This is the story of how she manages to find her own path."
- Moirai by prozacpark ("Hera and Athena as allies in a war against Zeus.")
- Fixity by Morbane (crossover with Charlotte's Web by E. B. White, sort of fusion with Arachne myth)
- Turn Back The Wind by AlexSeanchai (about the trial of Orestes)
- In the Grip of Her Unblinking Gaze by fresne
- The Gorgoneion (The Epyllionic Remix) by kangeiko ("This is no heroic verse.")
- Athena Coming Home by LayALioness (Modern AU)
A very common fandom interpretation of Medusa myth in Athena/Medusa fics is that Athena changed Medusa to protect her from men, rather than as a punishment.
- Spirit of fire by SairinaThranduiliel, crossover with The Silmarillion
- Em nome do pai by Odd_Ellie ("In the Name of the Father," Portuguese language)
- Миф by hitama ("Myth," Russian language, Space AU)
- Любимая дочь Отца Богов by Bacchante ("The Favorite Daughter of the Father of the Gods")
Most Athena/Prometheus fics are written in languages other than English.
- Athena by scebiqu
- Athena by elezar81
- Athena by jengslizer
- Athena by bluedemondc
- Athena by green--cat
- Goddess Athena by chrisrallis
- greek god aesthetics (7/?) ↪ A T H E N A, goddess of wisdom, war strategy, and crafts, a picspam
- Athena wisdom & war strategy by fallforclaire, a Emma Stone fancast
- Athena - Goddess of Wisdom, War and Crafts. by somberlily, a Cate Blanchett fancast