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Sterope (Ancient Greek: Στερόπη from στεροπή steropê lightning) was the name of several individuals in Greek mythology:

  • Sterope (or Asterope), one of the Pleiades and the wife of Oenomaus (or his mother by Ares)
    • a name of 22 Tauri in the Pleiades cluster of stars
  • Sterope, daughter of Pleuron and Xanthippe
  • Sterope, daughter of Porthaon and Euryte or Laothoe, sometimes said to be the mother of the Sirens by Achelous
  • Sterope, daughter of Cepheus, King of Tegea, who received a lock of Medusa's hair from Heracles to protect her hometown, Tegea from attack, thus winning Heracles' friendship for her father
  • Sterope, daughter of Acastus and either Astydameia or Hippolyta
  • Sterope, one of the horses of Helios
  • Sterope, a daughter of Helios and wife of Eurypylus
  • Sterope, one of the Maenads


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