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To be distinguished from Pirene (mythology).
- Pyrene, daughter of King Bebrycius and a lover of Hercules. She bore a serpent and became so terrified that she fled to the woods where she died. Hercules created a tomb for her by piling up rocks thus forming the mountain range of the Pyrenees, named after her.
- Silius Italicus, Punica, 3. 415-446
- Bell's New Pantheon Or Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi Gods, page 203 
- (Anonymous) A classical manual, being a mythological, historical, and geographical commentary on Pope's Homer and Dryden's Aeneid of Virgil. London, J. Murray, 1833. p. 
- Bibliotheca 2. 5. 1
- Greek Mythology Index