She is more than just a brand name replacement for the Greek ATHENA. In fact she was around under the Etruscans who knew her as MENRVA.
Amazingly intelligent, she is credited with many creative ideas such as the invention of numbers (patent still pending) — and also musical instruments and medicine.
She was especially beloved by Roman doctors for her medical knowledge, hence her nickname Minerva-Medica. We feel she still has a lot of offer in that — and many other — regards.
Article last updated on 10 January 2014
by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Minerva: Roman Goddess of Wisdom." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 Jan. 2014. Web. 16 September 2014.