Epithet of Athena
Epithet of Athena in the sense of ‘killer of Gorgo’ (Eur. Ion 1478; Orph. H. 32,8 Quandt after the passage in Euripides, although γοργοφόνος is transmitted in the vocative); the name can also be interpreted as ‘glowing terribly’ (cf. Persephone).
1 F. Bräuninger, s.v. Persephone, RE 19, 946-947.