i n H o m e r ' s O d y s s e y ( 2 )
So spoke the Goddess, bright-eyed Athena, and departed,  flying upward as a bird; and in his heart she put strength and courage, and made him think of his father even more than before. And in his mind he marked her and marveled, for he considered that she was a God; and straightway he went among the suitors, a godlike man.
12) Homer Odyssey 1.327
 For them the famous minstrel was singing, and they sat in silence listening; and he sang of the return of the Achaeans--the sorrowful return from Troy which Pallas Athena laid upon them.
13) Homer Odyssey 1.364
 She then, seized with wonder, went back to her chamber, for she laid to heart the wise saying of her son. Up to her upper chamber she went with her handmaids, and then greatly lamented Ulysses, her dear husband until bright-eyed Athena cast sweet sleep upon her eyelids.
14) Homer Odyssey 1.444
He opened the doors of the well-built chamber, sat down on the bed, and took off his soft tunic and laid it in the wise old woman's hands. And she folded and smoothed the tunic  and hung it on a peg beside the corded bedstead, and then went forth from the chamber, drawing the door to by its silver handle, and driving the bolt home with the thong. So there, the night through, wrapped in a fleece of wool, he pondered in his mind upon the journey which Athena had shown him.
15) Homer Odyssey 2.12
Now when they were assembled and met together,  Telemachus went his way to the place of assembly, holding in his hand a spear of bronze--not alone, for along with him two quick dogs followed; and wonderful was the grace that Athena caused to fall upon him, and all the people marveled at him as he came. But he sat down in his father's seat, and the elders gave place.
16) Homer Odyssey 2.116
 But if she shall continue long time to vex the sons of the Achaeans, mindful in her heart of this, that Athena has endowed her above other women with knowledge of fair handiwork and an understanding heart, and stratagems, such as we have never yet heard that any even of the women of old knew, of those who long ago were fair-tressed Achaean women--  Tyro and Alcmene and Mycene of the fair crown--of whom not one was like Penelope in astute device; yet this at least she devised not rightly.
17) Homer Odyssey 2.261
 But Telemachus went apart to
the shore of the sea, and having washed his hands in the gray sea water,
prayed to Athena:
18) Homer Odyssey 2.267
So he spoke in prayer, and Athena
drew near to him in the likeness of Mentor, both in form and invoice; and
she spoke, and addressed him with winged words:
19) Homer Odyssey 2.296
So spoke Athena,
daughter of Zeus, nor did Telemachus delay long after he had heard the
voice of the Goddess, but went his way to the house, his heart heavy within
20) Homer Odyssey 2.382
Then the Goddess, bright-eyed
took other counsel.
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