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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

In Greek mythology, Amalthea or Amaltheia (Template:Lang-el) is the most-frequently mentioned foster-mother of Zeus.

See also

  • Auðumbla, the primeval cow in Norse folklore who nourished Ymir and Búri
  • Amalthea disambiguation page, for Amalthea in astronomy and other subjects


  • Kerenyi, Karl. The Gods of the Greeks. London: Thames & Hudson, 1951.

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