Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Αστυοχη Astyokhê Astyoche Town-Possessor
(astu, ochos)

ASTYOKHE (or Astyoche) was the Naiad Nymph of a fresh-water spring or fountain of the town of Troy in the Troad, Anatolia. Her son was Tros, the founder of the city.

SIMOEIS (Apollodorus 3.140)
TROS (by Erikhthonios) (Apollodorus 3.140)

Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 3. 140 (trans. Aldrich) (Greek mythographer C2nd A.D.) :
"Erikhthonios inherited the rule [of the kingdom of the Troad], after marrying [the River] Simoeis' daughter Astyokhe and fathering Tros."


  • Apollodorus, The Library - Greek Mythography C2nd BC