Athena Rising

Athena Rising
Neoclassical statue of the Greek goddess Athena in Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. Athena was the goddess of wisdom and warfare. It is modeled on descriptions of a statue designed by Phidias in the Parthenon. Athena holds Nike (Victory) in her right hand and a shield in the other.

Author: Michael Kleen

Michael Kleen is an author, raconteur, and occasional traveler. He has a M.A. in History and M.S. in Education. He enjoys studying military history, folklore, and philosophy.

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