Athena is the Goddess of war and wisdom. Athena and Ares were two different people, considering the fact that Ares was known for her brutality and bullying behavior. Athena was more of a diplomat and was always called to mediate in several disputes and wars among the gods. She was raised by her father Zeus, and had a strong mind set like him as well. Athena was a Greek Goddess and was the favorite child of Zeus. Athena had a lot of half brothers and half sisters whose names are, Aphrodite, Apollo, Ares, Artemis, Hephaaestus, Hebe, Hermes, Persephone, the Fates, the Graces, the Muses and Tityus. There are more if you included Zeus's affairs with mortals. Athena is very intelligent and rational person. She is a very powerful defender and arbitrator, this is her strengths. Athena's weakness is she gets in her head to much, and out of touch with her feminine side and emotions. She never married and defended her virginity, until she met an attractive young man and had a child named Erichthonius. Athena was known as an Archetypal female warrior.