His daughter Erigone was led to his grave by his dog Maera, and hanged herself on the tree under which he lay.
Erigone was gone in the night, and Fabia went to her chamber.
Erigone, guided by her faithful dog Maera, found his grave, and hanged herself on the tree.
The legs of Erigone are only moderately long, and they walk easily, like the small Drassidæ.
Dionysus sent a plague on the land, and all the maidens of Athens, in a fit of madness, hanged themselves like Erigone.
The festival called Aeora (the “swing”) was subsequently instituted to propitiate Icarius and Erigone.
The spider, it appears, is an "undescribed species of Erigone," and the larvæ are probably lepidopterous.
Do you shrug your shoulders at that, son of the pious Erigone?