Webster's Dictionary 
Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature 
Bibliography Information McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Minerva'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/m/minerva.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia 
The Roman virgin goddess of wisdom and the arts, identified with the Greek Athena ( q. v .); born full-armed from the brain of Jupiter, and representing his thinking, calculating, inventive power, and third in rank to him.