Ērĭgŏne, ēs, f., = Ἠριγόϝη.
- I. The daughter of Icarius, who hung herself through grief for her father’s death, and was rewarded for it by being translated to the sky as the constellation Virgo, Hyg. Fab. 130; 254; Verg. G. 1, 33 Serv.; Ov. M. 6, 125.
Hence, Ērĭgŏnēĭus, a, um, adj.: Canis, i. e. Maera, the hound of Icarius, who was placed along with her in the sky, Ov. F. 5, 723; for which: Canis Erigones, Col. 10, 400.
- II. Daughter of Aegisthus and Clytemnestra, Hyg. Fab. 122; Dict. Cret. 6, 2, 4.
- III. Astraea, Mart. Cap. 2, § 174.