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Minerva (Roman deity)

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    • Menerva (Roman deity)
    • Мінерва (Roman deity)
    • Минерва (Roman deity)
    • Μινέρβα (Roman deity)
    • Minerve (Roman deity)
    • Minéirve (Roman deity)
    • מינרווה (Roman deity)
    • Minerṿah (Roman deity)
    • Minerwa (Roman deity)
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        Roman deity
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        Goddesses, Roman
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    • found: Scott, Stephen. Minerva's web, ℗1990.
    • found: The Oxford classical dictionary, 1996(Minerva (archaic Menerva), an Italian goddess of handicrafts, widely worshipped and regularly identified with Athena)
    • found: Dictionary of classical antiquities, 1956(Minerva. The Italian goddess of intelligence, meditation, and inventiveness, queen of all accomplishments and arts, especially of spinning and weaving, as practised by women; was identified with Pallas Athēnē; Roman Minerva was represented in art in the same manner as the Greek goddess)
    • found: Encyclopædia Britannica online, August 17, 2018(Minerva, in Roman religion, the goddess of handicrafts, the professions, the arts, and, later, war; she was commonly identified with the Greek Athena. Some scholars believe that her cult was that of Athena introduced at Rome from Etruria. This is reinforced by the fact that she was one of the Capitoline triad, in association with Jupiter and Juno)
    • found: Wikipedia, August 17, 2018(Minerva (Etruscan: Menrva) was the Roman goddess of wisdom and strategic warfare and the sponsor of arts, trade, and strategy. The Romans did not stress her relation to battle and warfare as the Greeks did. From the second century BC onward, the Romans equated her with the Greek goddess Athena) Belarusian page (Мінерва = Minerva) Bulgarian page (Минерва = Minerva) Greek page (Μινέρβα = Minerva) French page (Minerve) Irish page (Minéirve) Hebrew page (מינרווה = Minerṿah) Polish page (Minerwa)
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    • 2018-08-17: new
    • 2018-11-08: revised
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