Atena è sempre bella: Call. Lav. Pall. 17
- Hellenistic poetry,
- Greek myth
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In Callimachus’ fifth hymn, the statement “her look is ever fair” may wittily allude to the myth of Athena as inventor of the aulos, which she immediately threw away thinking that playing it made her face ugly.