Athena, as described in the Homeric Poems, is a feminine ﬁgure ﬁlled with masculine attributes. This aspect is so deﬁning of the goddess character that, if we only base ourselves in the Homeric description, it makes us even forget that under the armour and weapons, aegis and robust peplos, there is a feminine divinity. In this article we will explore the Homeric Athena, with the objective of separating the masculine from the feminine, the warrior from the maiden.
|Number of pages||39|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|