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 Kaikos (Caecus) in Teuthrania, southern Mysia (north-western Anatolia). She was loved by the god Hermes and bore him a son for whom the local river was named.

PARENTS
KAIKOS (Pseudo-plutarch On Rivers 21)
OFFSPRING
KAIKOS (by Hermes) (Pseudo-plutarch On Rivers 21)

R. E. Bell, Women of Classical Mythology (sourced from Pseudo-Plutarch On Rivers 21) :
"A nymphe loved by Hermes, she bore him a son Kaikos (Caecus) who threw himself into the River Astraios which was thereafter called Kaikos."


Sources:

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

Other references not currently quoted here: Pseudo-Plutarch On Rivers 21