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MINERVA

Picture of the Roman Wisdom Goddess MINERVA from our Roman mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Roman Wisdom Goddess

Also known as MINERVA-MEDICA

Goddess of Wisdom and Creativity

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.

MINERVA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : MINERVA
Location : Italy and Western Europe
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Wisdom
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : MINERVA-MEDICA
Popularity index : 6946
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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: Goddess of Wisdom from Roman mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 Jan. 2014. Web. 27 August 2014.

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