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Variant of Sterope.
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Noun1.Asterope - (Greek mythology) one of the 7 Pleiades
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
nymph - (classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden; "the ancient Greeks believed that nymphs inhabited forests and bodies of water"
Pleiades - (Greek mythology) 7 daughters of Atlas and half-sisters of the Hyades; placed among the stars to save them from the pursuit of Orion
2.Asterope - one of the stars in the star cluster PleiadesAsterope - one of the stars in the star cluster Pleiades
Pleiades - a star cluster in the constellation Taurus
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whose stars are these: -- `Lovely Teygata, and dark-faced Electra, and Alcyone, and bright Asterope, and Celaeno, and Maia, and Merope, whom glorious Atlas begot.
Callicore ines es una especie mimetica que imita a otros Nymphalidae (sensu lato) de los generos Asterope Hubner (1819), Callithea Feisthamel, 1835 y Agrias Doubleday (1845), en especial A.
Initially entitled Gli inni sacri della guerra giusta, the aforementioned collection was retitled Asterope when it was included in the larger poetic collection Laudi del cielo, del mare, della terra e degli eroi in his Edizione dell'opera omnia in 1932.