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Metis


Metis was the Greek goddess of wisdom, the daughter of Okeanos and Tethys. She was the original consort of Zeus and mother of Athena. According to legend Zeus swallowed her fearing that she would engender a child that would become more powerful than him. A.G.H.


Source:

Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 164


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