Sterope (Pleiad)

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In Greek mythology, Sterope (/ˈstɛrəp/; Ancient Greek: Στερόπη, [sterópɛː]), also called Asterope (Ἀστερόπη), was one of the seven Pleiades[1] (the daughters of Atlas and Pleione, born to them at Mount Cyllene in Arcadia) and the wife of Oenomaus (or, according to some accounts, his mother by Ares).[2]



  1. ^ Pausanias. Description of Greece, 5.10.5
  2. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus. Bibliotheca, Book 3.10.1


  • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca. English Translation by Sir James George Frazer, F.B.A., F.R.S. in 2 Volumes. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd)