Web Theoi
OKYRHOE
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Οκυρροη
Οκυροη
Okyrrhoê
Okyrhoê
Ocyrhoe
Ocyroe
Fast-Flowing
(ôkus, rhoos)

OKYRHOE (or Ocyrhoe) was a Naiad Nymph of the River Saggarios (Sangarius) in Phrygia (central Anatolia). Her son Hippasos fought alongside the Trojans at Troy.

PARENTS
SAGGARIOS (Quintus Smyrnaeus 11.37)
OFFSPRING

HIPPASOS (by Hippomedon) (Quintus Smyrnaeus 11.37)


Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy 11. 37 ff (trans. Way) (Greek epic C4th A.D.) :
"Hippomedon [who was an ally of Troy in the Trojan War], Hippasos' bold son, whom Okyrhoe (Ocyrhoe) the Nymphe had borne beside Saggarios' (Sangarius') river-flow. Ne'er welcomed she her son's returning face, but ruthless Ker (Fate) with anguish thrilled her of her child bereaved."


Sources:

  • Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy - Greek Epic C4th AD