Nike – Winged Victory. Nike Goddess of Victory may be the daughter of Styx and the Titan Pallas. Styx dedicated her children to Zeus’ victory during the war between the Titans and the Olympians. Nike sometimes serves as Zeus’ charioteer.
Nike provides victory in all contexts peaceful as well as violent. Soldiers invoke her aid as do athletes and anyone entering any kind of competition. Pie eating poetry slam spelling bee you name it: if winning is involved Nike may be petitioned for victory. She certainly brought success to the shoe manufacturer that bears her name.