Mother of Athena and first wife to Zeus. Metis, as one of the younger Titanides and daughter of Okeanis, was a pre Olympian goddess of wisdom who assisted Zeus by supplying the potion that made Kronos regurgitate his devoured children. She was ultimately repaid with a similar fate. Zeus ate her for fear of a prophecy that a son born to them would rise to take his place
A innermost moon of Jupiter was discovered by Steven Synnott in March 4, 1979. Metis is also designated as "Jupiter XVI" and "S/1979 J3". In Greek mythology, Metis was the first wife of zeus and the mother of Athena.
Metis (mee'-tÉ™s, , Greek ÎœÎ®Ï„Î¹Ï‚), or Jupiter XVI, is the innermost member of the Jupiter's small inner moons and thus Jupiter's innermost moon.
In Greek mythology, Metis was a Titaness and an Oceanid, and the first great spouse of Zeus, indeed his equal (Hesiod, Theogony 896) and the mother of Athena. Metis was the goddess of wisdom and deep thought. Her name originally connoted "magical cunning" and was as easily equated with the trickster powers of Prometheus as with the "royal metis of Zeus.
Metis (b. March 28, 1984 in Hiroshima) is a Japanese female reggae artist, singer and song-writer.