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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 Kolkhis (Colchis) at the eastern end of the Black Sea. She was loved by the sun god Helios.

PARENTS
Probably a daughter of OKEANOS & TETHYS
OFFSPRING
PHASIS (by Helios) (Pseudo-Plutarch On Rivers 5)

R. E. Bell, Women of Classical Mythology (sourced from Pseudo-Plutarch On Rivers 5) :
"By Helios she was the mother of Phasis. Once after he was grown, Phasis surprised his mother with a lover and killed her. In despair he threw himself into the Arktouros River and drowned. Afterward the river was called the Phasis."


Sources:

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

Other references not currently quoted here: Pseudo-Plutarch On Rivers 5