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Astraea , ae, f., = Ἀστραία,
I.the goddess of Justice, who, during the Golden Age, lived on the earth, but finally abandoned it, and returned to heaven, Ov. M. 1, 150; Juv. 6, 19; Sen. Oct. 424; cf.: “Jam redit et Virgo, i.e. Astraea,Verg. E. 4, 6.—As a constellation, Libra; acc. to others, Virgo, Luc. 9, 534; cf. Arat. Phaen. 98.
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