Athena learns that she is a goddess when she is summoned to Mount Olympus by her father, Zeus, and she must quickly adjust to her new status, make friends with the other godboys and goddessgirls, and catch up with all the studies she missed while attending mortal school.
From the moment she emerged, fully grown, from the head of Zeus, Athena was one of the most complex Olympians. This graphic novel retells her many interwoven tales: how she killed Pallas, fought the Gigantes, aided Perseus, and cursed Arachne.
" Artemis, Persephone, Aphrodite, and Athena are sick and tired of being left out of the annual boys-only Olympic Games. Their solution? The Girl Games! But as the Goddess Girls work to make their dream into a reality, they come up against plenty of chaos and competition. Told in alternating points of view, this super special is packed with Olympic spirit!"--Publisher's website.
"Athena isn't the only new kid at Mount Olympus! When a mortal named Heracles transfers to the Academy, Athena understands what he's going through. She started there a few months ago herself. Not only does Heracles need help fitting in, he also has to complete twelve 'labors' or be kicked out of school!"--P.  of cover.
Describes the origins and abilities of Athena, the Greek goddess of war, crafts, and wisdom. Retells stories about her adventures, and describes her role in Greek mythology. Includes a list of Roman gods and further resources.
The Greek myths are among the world's most important cultural building blocks and they have been retold many times, but rarely do they focus on the remarkable women at the heart of these ancient stories. Stories of gods and monsters are the mainstay of epic poetry and Greek tragedy, from Homer to Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, from the Trojan War to Jason and the Argonauts. And still, today, a wealth of novels, plays and films draw their inspiration...
Athena always knew she was smart and special, but she didn't realize that she was a goddess! When she's whisked away to Mount Olympus Academy, she worries about fitting in and dealing with her dad, Zeus. Luckily, she meets the Goddess Girls and finds the best friends she's ever had.
Athena and Hermes' search for the cause of their unexpected, life-threatening illnesses leads them to Cassandra, a former prophetess, who may be key to a war started by Hera and other Olympians who have become corrupt anti-gods determined to destroy their rivals.
Introduces the Greek goddess Athena; describing her birth, the role of women in ancient Greece, Athens, her weaving skills, and her appearances in various myths; and contains information on Homer, festivals of Athena, Teiresias, the Trojan War, and Minerva.
In post-apocalyptic New Orleans, now a sanctuary for supernatural beings, a hardened teenager on the run searches for the truth about her monstrous heritage and discovers a curse that could ignite the ancient war between gods and monsters.
The escalating war between the gods takes Athena and Cassandra across the globe, searching for lost gods, old enemies, and the great warrior, Achilles, and although their alliance is fragile, they must find a way to work together or all is lost.