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Term: pallas

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Pallas:

One of the thousand of known asteroids, it was the second to have been discovered and one of the largest. It was originally considered a planet. It's named after the Roman goddess who served as the ruler of the sky who is associated with the Greek goddess Athena (goddess of wisdom, courage, civilization, justice, mathematics, strength, the arts, crafts, etc.), becoming Pallas Athena. Some astrologers use Pallas in their horoscopes and give it keywords that include: wisdom, creativity, intellect, war and peace, political activism, social concerns, strategy, literacy, martial arts, competition, the military.




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