Now any sensible God would have abstained from sex, but randy Zeus was so turned on by her shape-shifting abilities that he couldn’t resist. So when she became pregnant he remembered the prophecy and decided to take precautions. Better late than never.
So he swallowed Metis whole — but himself gave birth to Athena, Goddess of Wisdom, making him sadder but wiser.
One or two sources claim that Metis is also the mother of Porus.
Metis Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Wisdom
Area of expertise: Wisdom
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 489
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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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