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The children of Athena

Athenian ideas about citizenship and the division between the sexes

by Nicole Loraux

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Athens (Greece),
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Sex role -- Greece,
    • Women -- Greece,
    • Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C,
    • Athens (Greece) -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-266) and index.

      StatementNicole Loraux ; translated by Caroline Levine ; foreword by Froma I. Zeitlin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1075.5.G8 L6713 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 271 p. :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1734468M
      ISBN 100691032726
      LC Control Number92039325


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Children of Athena. The sons and daughters of Athena, the goddess of wisdom and battle strategy. It is written for children, I'd guess about or so. They are simple retelling of the myths in which Athena plays a significant part these are evolved from Gates oral telling of these stores during her time at the Children's department of the Fresno County Free Library in California/5(4).

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George O'Connor does a nice job of picking a mix of well-known stories about Athena (such as her role in Perseus's slaying of Medusa, or /5. Athena or Athene, often given the epithet Pallas, is an ancient Greek goddess associated with wisdom, handicraft, and warfare who was later syncretized with the Roman goddess Minerva.

Athena was regarded as the patron and protectress of various cities across Greece, particularly the city of Athens, from which she most likely received her name. She's usually shown in art Children: No natural children, but Erichthonius of. Buy The Children of Athena by Nicole Loraux () from Boomerang Books, Australia's Online Independent Bookstore.

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