When Zeus en Metis were married, they made a child. Unfortenately Metis only wanted to have achild with Zeus to bring Zeus in danger and to take away his kingdom . Only the son of Zeus and Metis could do this, because he had magic powers.
Zeus found out that Metis only wanted a child to bring Zeus in danger and take away is power. Zeus was furrious and swallowed his own son to protect his own life and his kingdom. Zeus also swallowed his wife Metis.
Nine months passed by and Zeus suddenly felt an intense headache. He asked surgeon Hephaestus to help him. Hephaestus operated him and opened his head. All of a sudden a child sprang out of his head.
Zeus' doughter wasn't a baby, she already was an adult. Zeus named her Athena. She was a very special girl, because she was already an adult when she was born and really wise.
Zeus was really happy with his own doughter, she was his favourite child and he would do everything to protect her. Zeus never have had a better child than Athena. Everybody loved Athena, because she was smart and always helped people in need.
Athena always stood in the spotlights, people tought that she needed a special name, because she was so wise and powerfull. Zeus thought she was so wise because the way of her special birth, that's the reason why Athena became the goddess of wisdom. Athena also was known as the god of power, because she always fought for her family and defeated villains.