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Briseus & Briseis

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The origin of the name Briseis (or rather of Briseus) is uncertain. Fick writes Breseis, referring it to Bresa, a town in Lesbos, where there was also a Chryse, holding that in the oldest legends both ladies were captured in a raid on Lesbos; see 9.129, 660. To Homer, however, Briseis comes from Lyrnessos, not far from Thebe (19.291-300);

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