The Greek Myths - Chapter 7, Athena & Pan Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7, Athena & Pan Summary and Analysis

Athena was superior even to Ares in warcraft but was not able to enjoy making war the way that Ares and his sister Eris were. She frequently borrowed her military equipment and armor from Zeus. Zeus intentionally misled Hephaestus when Athena requested a suit of armor from the smith-god. He was deceived into believing that Athena desired him to be her impassioned lover. Having fallen under this delusion, he veritably assaulted her when she had come to check up on the armor. She managed to prevent him from violating her; nevertheless, the events went so far that the god orgasmed onto Athena's thigh. This disgusted her, and she wiped it off and cast it away.

There was another mystery involved. The child was reared by Cecrops during his reign as the King of Athens. In this era...

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