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ASTEROPE
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Αστεροπη Asteropê Asterope Starry Eyed
(astêr, ops)

ASTEROPE was the Okeanid Nymph of the town of Akragas in Sikelia (Sicily). She was the mother of Akragas, eponymous king of the town, by Zeus.

Asterope was probably the Naiad of the town's well, spring or fountain.

PARENTS
OKEANOS & TETHYS (Stephanus Byzantium s.v. Acragantes)
OFFSPRING
AKRAGAS (by Zeus) (Stephanus Byzantium s.v. Acragantes)

Sources:

  • Women of Classical Mythology - English Encyclopedia of Mythology C20th AD

Other references not currently quoted here: Stephanus of Byzantium s.v. Acragantes