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Athena or Pallas Athena (Παλλὰς Ἀθηνᾶ) in Greek, or Minerva, in Roman mythology the goddess of war, civilization, wisdom, etc. She is often depicted with an owl, which symbolizes her ties to wisdom.
(Wikipedia: Athena and Minerva)
Philip Jackson

Chichester /  Minerva   Chichester /  Minerva


Bronze statue of Minerva seated on a bench with her helmet next to her.


cbe. sb. st. j. (1903-1994) founder of
chichester festival theater

the chichester festival
theater opened 1962
the minerva opened 1989


The statue commemorates the founder of the Chichester Festival Theatre, Leslie Evershed Martin (1903-1994). The theatre opened in 1962 primarily as the result of his efforts and the involvement of Sir Laurence Olivier who became the theatres inaugural Artistic Director.


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Item Code: gbse026; Photograph: 10 August 2015
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