An interesting attempt to recreate what the Corinthian helmets worn by Leonidas’ bodyguards, the brothers Alfeos [Alpheos] and Maron, may have looked like. Traditionally they are held by some to have been Olympic champions, and so in place of a horsehair crest, the helmet is decorated with a representation of an Olympic champion’s wreath of victory.
GREEK MYTHOLOGY MEME: 11/? ∟Francois Arnaud as A R E S God of war, bloodshed, and violence. The son of Zeus and Hera, he was depicted as a beardless youth, either nude with a helmet and spear or sword, or as an armed warrior. Homer portrays him as moody and unreliable, and he generally represents the chaos of war in contrast to Athena, a goddess of military strategy and skill.
Athena [Ἀθηνᾶ] is the goddess of wisdom, courage, civilization, law and justice, mathematics, strength, war strategy and the arts and she is the daughter of Zeus. According to myth, Athena competed with Poseidon for becoming the patron goddess of the city of Athens, and she won by creating the olive tree; the Athenians named the city after her. She is usually depicted wearing a helmet and a goat skin breastplate. She’s often linked with the owl as it represents wisdom & watchfulness.
Athena Goddess of Wisdom, Warfare, Divine intelligence, Architecture and Crafts, Patron Goddess of Athens, Abode Mount Olympus, Symbol Owls (Glaucus), Olive trees, Snakes, Aegis, Armor, Helmets, Spears, Gorgoneion, Parents Zeus and Metis, Siblings Porus, Roman equivalent Minerva
Athena Goddess of wisdom and skill, warfare and tactics. According to most traditions, she was born from Zeus's head fully formed and wearing armour. She was depicted with a helmet, holding a shield and a spear, and wearing the Aegis over a long dress. Poets describe her as having very bright, keen eyes. She was a special patron of heroes such as Odysseus. She was also the patron of the city Athens (which is named after her). Her symbol is the olive tree.
Greek Mythology: Athena (Ἀθηνᾶ) Athena, also spelled Athene, was the Greek goddess of wisdom, war, the arts, industry, justice and skill. She was the favorite child of Zeus. She had sprung fully grown out of her father’s head. Her mother was Metis, goddess of wisdom and Zeus’ first wife. In fear that Metis would bear a son mightier than himself. Zeus swallowed her and she began to make a robe and helmet for her daughter.