Starry-Faced (astêr, ops)
ASTEROPE was the Okeanid-nymph of the town of Akragas (Acragas) in Sikelia (Sicily). She was the mother by Zeus of Akragas, the eponymous founding-king of the town. Asterope was probably the Naiad-nymph 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 A.D.
Other references not currently quoted here: Stephanus of Byzantium s.v. Acragantes.
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