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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Spirit
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Protection
Area of expertise: Protection

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 472

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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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