Order of the Shining Helmet of Athena: Athena's Symbols and Inventions

Athena's Symbols and Inventions

Compiled by Linda Iles



Symbols

   the olive tree

   the aegis

   the shield

   the spear

   the helmet

   the owl

   the serpent

 

Inventions and Gifts to Mankind

The Domestic Arts and Crafts

   weaving

   spinning

   cooking

   pottery

   carpentry

 

The Creative Arts

   the flute

   the arts

   architecture

   smiths and all other metalworkers, including jewelers

 

The Intellectual Arts

   philosophy

   mathematics

   ethics

   teaching of any form of art, science or craft

   the sciences

  

Agriculture, Commerce and Husbandry

   the horse bridle and the art of taming horses

   the ship

   the plough

  

The Disciplines of War and Maintaining of Peace

   military victory

   military defense

   upholding the law

   wise counsel and debate

   reconciliation of opposing forces

   merciful judgment (Athena always cast the liberating vote in a tied legal decision)

   municipal government and organization

   the war chariot



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