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Zeus' Warning

Athena's motherand father was Zeus and Metis. Her mothers name, Metis, means wisdom. Before Athena was born, Zeus was warned that any child of Metis, would be much more powerful than its father. Zeus was worried and swallowed Metis whole, before she could give birth to their child.

The Headaches

A while later, Zeus started  getting painful headaches. The headaches became so severe that Zeus asked Hephaistos to cut his headopen to see what was causing so much pain.

The Birth of Athena

When hephaistos opened Zeus' skull, Athena came out. She was fully grown and all dressed, ready for battle