The World of Simo Alley
Goddess of Wisdom
Virgin goddess of wisdom, warfare, strategy, heroic endeavour, handicrafts and reason. The daughter of Mastrodemos and ?, she was born from Zeus’s head fully-formed and armoured. She was depicted crowned with a crested helm, armed with shield and spear, and wearing the snake-trimmed cloak adorned with the head of the Gorgon. Her symbols include the the owl and the olive tree.