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.
|OKEANOS & TETHYS (Stephanus Byzantium s.v. Acragantes)
|AKRAGAS (by Zeus) (Stephanus Byzantium s.v. Acragantes)
- Women of Classical Mythology - English Encyclopedia of Mythology C20th AD
Other references not currently quoted here: Stephanus of Byzantium s.v. Acragantes