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Painting by Jacob Jordaens (around 1640). The boy on the left is small Zeus; Which of the two other figures - the goat or the nymph - is Amaltheia is unclear.

In Greek mythology, Amaltheia is the name of a nymph, who raised Zeus with the milk of a goat. Other sources say that Amlatheia was the goat. Other names of her are Aiga and Aix.