Athena was the Greek goddess of Wisdom. She was often invoked by the Amazon Queen, Hippolyta.


Athena was a goddess especially revered by the Amazons. The main temple of Themyscira was built in her honor. Her own magic armor was located there until Diana stole it for her travel to "Man's World".

Background information

In Greek mythology, Pallas Athena was one of the Olympians. She was most frequently depicted as the strategic genius of the Greek pantheon. Athena is the daughter of Zeus and the titaness Metis (though according to Homer, Athena had no mother), as well as one of Hera's many stepdaughters. She was a niece of Hades and a half-sister of Hermes, Hephaestus and Ares.

Appearances and references

Justice League

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