GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

ADAMANTHEA

Greek Protection Spirit

Child-hiding Nymph

One of the NYMPHS, she nursed and hid the infant ZEUS from his child-devouring father CRONUS.

As Lord of the sky, the earth and the sea, CRONUS could detect anything sneaky that went on in these realms.

But cunning ADAMANTHEA hooked ZEUS’s cradle to a tree and, because he was dangling in the space between earth and sky, CRONUS was none the wiser.

ADAMANTHEA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : ADAMANTHEA
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : spiritual being
In charge of : Protection
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 12165
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Article last updated on 01 November 2013 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Adamanthea: Greek Spirit of Protection (Greek mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 01 Nov. 2013. Web. 22 September 2014.

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