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But Rhea hid the child in a cave in the island of Crete, where the goat Amalthea nourished him with her milk.An Introduction to Mythology|Lewis Spence
They fed the infant deity with the milk of the goat Amalthea.
It is supposed to represent Amalthea, the goat which nursed Jupiter.Astronomical Curiosities|J. Ellard Gore
Crete: where Jupiter had been concealed from his father Cronus, and nourished by the goat Amalthea.
Jupiter himself, the greatest of all, was born in Crete, where he was suckled by the she-goat Amalthea.Legends|August Strindberg
British Dictionary definitions for Amalthea (1 of 2)
- a nymph who brought up the infant Zeus on goats' milk
- the goat itself