OCYRHOE

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Or Ocyrrhoë.

1. One of the daughters of Oceanus and Tethys. (Hes. Theog. 360 ; Hom. Hymn. in Cer. 420; Paus. iv. 30. § 3.)

2. A daughter of the centaur Cheiron. (Ov. Met. ii. 638; Hygin. Poet. Astr. ii. 18; Eratosth. Catast. 18.)

3. A nymph of Samos who sought to escape Apollo by fleeing the island on a boat. But the god turned the vessel to stone and transformed its skipper Pompilus into a pilot fish.

4. A nymph of the river Sangarius and the mother of Hippasus by Hippomedon.

5. A Colchian nymph who was the mother of Phasis by the sun-god Helius.

6. The mother of Caïcus by the god Hermes.