Fast-Flowing (ôkus, rhoos)
OKYRHOE (Ocyrhoe) was a Naiad-nymph of the river Kaikos (Caecus) in Teuthrania (north-western Anatolia). She was loved by the god Hermes and bore him a son named Kaikos for whom the local river was named.
KAIKOS (Pseudo-plutarch On Rivers 21)
KAIKOS (by Hermes) (Pseudo-plutarch On Rivers 21)
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
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 (Astraeus) which was thereafter called Kaikos."
- Women of Classical Mythology - English Encyclopedia of Mythology C20th A.D.
Other references not currently quoted here: Pseudo-Plutarch On Rivers 21.
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