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In Greek mythology, Ocyrhoe (Ὠκυρόη) was

a daughter of Chiron and the nymph Chariclo. She predicted the medical abilities of Aesculapius and his death by a thunderbolt. Apollo turned her into a horse because she was an excellent prophetess [1].

The Centaur_(planetoid) 52872 Okyrhoe is named after this figure.


one of the Oceanids. [2]


a nymph. She was the mother, by Hippasus, of Charops, Socus, Apisaon, Agelaus, Pammon, and Hippomedon. [3]


  1. ^ Ovid, Metamorphoses II, 633
  2. ^ Hesiod, Theogony
  3. ^ Quintus Smyrnaeus, The Fall of Troy

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