I. A fountain in Bœotia, on Mount Helicon, sacred to the Muses, and giving poetical inspiration: “Aonie Aganippe,” Verg. E. 10, 12; Claud. Ep. ad Ser. 61.—Hence,
1. Ăgă-nippēus , a, um, adj., = Ἀγανίππειος, of or pertaining to the fountain of Aganippe: “lyra, i. e. Musarum,” Prop. 2, 3, 20; Claud. Laud. Ser. 8.—
2. * Ăgănippis , ĭdis, f., that is sacred to the Muses: “fontes Aganippidos Hippocrenes,” Ov. F. 5, 7.—
II. The wife of Acrisius and mother of Danaë, Hyg. Fab. 63.