The name Hecaerge signifies hitting at a distance; and it is not improbable that the story of the Hyperborean maiden may have arisen out of an attribute of Artemis, who bore the surname of Hecaerge.1 Compare Hecaergus.
- Callimachus. Hymn to Delos, 292.
- Herodotus. Histories iv, 35.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece i, 43.4; v, 7.4.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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