a nymph who brought up the infant Zeus on the milk of a goat: in some versions she is the goat rather than a nymph.
Others claim that it was the goat of Amalthaea, which fed Jupiter with her milk.
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Aulus Gellius says that Amalthaea burnt the books in the king’s presence.
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Classical Mythology, . Astronomy. a small natural satellite of the planet Jupiter. a nymph who brought up the infant Zeus on the milk of a goat: in some versions she is the goat rather than a nymph. Historical Examples But Rhea hid the child in a cave in the island of Crete, where the goat […]
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a religious group founded in Germany in 1714, moved to New York State in 1843, and then to Iowa in 1855, where its villages have flourished as cooperative corporations since 1932.
amana perennial. (1.) The Hebrew margin of 2 Kings 5:12 gives this as another reading of Abana (q.v.), a stream near Damascus. (2.) A mountain (Cant. 4:8), probably the southern summit of Anti-Libanus, at the base of which are the sources of the Abana. Contemporary Examples amana Fontanella-Khan is a feature writer in Mumbai who […]