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1. A daughter of Melisseus and Amaltheia, and sister of Adrasteia, one of the Idaean nymphs, to whom Rhea entrusted the infant Zeus to be educated. (Apollod. i. 1. § 6.) She was represented, with other nymphs, on the altar of Athena Alea at Tegea. (Paus. viii. 47, § 2.)

2. An Idaean nymph, by whom Zeus became the father of the Idaean Dactyls. (Etymol. Magn. p. 465.)

3. A daughter of Corybas, by whom Lycastus, the son of Rhadamanthys, became the father of Minos. (Diod. iv. 60.)

4. A nymph by whom Hyrtacus became the father of Nisus. (Virg. Aen. ix. 177.)

The Nurture of Jupiter, by Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665), French Baroque painter

The Nurture of Jupiter, by Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665), French Baroque painter