（Μῆτις, “counsel”). A daughter of
Oceanus, first wife of Zeus, by whom she was devoured, as he feared she would bear a son
mightier than himself; whereupon Athené
(q.v.) sprang from the head of the god. See Athené.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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