1. A daughter of the river-god Asterion near Mycenae, who together with her sisters Euboea and Prosymna acted as nurses to Hera. A hill Acraea opposite the temple of Hera near Mycenae derived its name from her.
2. Acraea and Acraeus are also attributes given to various
goddesses and gods whose temples were situated upon hills, such
as Zeus, Hera, Aphrodite, Pallas,
Artemis, and others.