What does the word minerva mean?

Usage examples for minerva

  1. In ancient times, there stood in the citadel of Athens three statues of Minerva. – Hyperion by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  2. A perfect autumn afternoon found us tearing southwards on the road to Boom in Mrs. W. 's powerful Minerva. – A Surgeon in Belgium by Henry Sessions Souttar
  3. The golden locks of Apollo and Achilles are the sign of a similar characteristic in the nations of which they are the types; and the blue eye of Minerva belies the absurd doctrine that would identify her with the Egyptian Naith. – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton