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2. A maiden, who was dishonoured by her own brother, Astraeus, unwittingly. When Astraeus became aware of his deed, he threw himself into a river, which received from him the name of Astraeus, but was afterwards called Caicus. (Plut. De Flux. 21.)

Other personages of this name are mentioned in Apollod. 3.15.8; Diod. 4.16; Eustath. ad Hom. p. 776; Hom. Od. 4.124. [ALCYONIDES.]


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    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 3.15.8
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.124
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 4.16
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