A youth from Macedonia who, unwittingly, dishonored his own sister Alcippe. When he became aware of his deed, he threw himself into a river, which received from him the name of Astraeus, but which was afterward called Caecus.



  • Pseudo-Plutarch. On Rivers, 21.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.