Astris

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In Greek mythology, Astris (or Asteria)[1] was, in Nonnus's Dionysiaca,[2] one of the Heliades, daughters of Helios, either by the Oceanid Clymene[3] or the Oceanid Ceto.[4] She married the river god Hydaspes (the modern Jhelum River) and became mother of Deriades, king in India.

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  1. ^ Parada, p. 30.
  2. ^ Nonnus. Dionysiaca, Book 17.282, 23.236, 26.355, 27.199–203, 33.151–152. Rouse, pp. 52, 53, n. c says the name Astris is a Nonnus invention.
  3. ^ Nonnus. Dionysiaca, Book 17.282.
  4. ^ Nonnus. Dionysiaca, Book 26.351–355.

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