BRISEIS

ΒΡΙΣΗΙΣ

A patronymic from Briseus, and the name of Hippodameia, the daughter of Briseus of Lyrnessus, who fell into the hands of Achilles, and about whom the quarrel arose between Achilles and Agamemnon. (Hom. Il. i. 184, &c.; see ACHILLES.)

Eurybates and Talthybius Lead Briseis to Agamemnon, by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696-1770), Italian Rococo painter

Eurybates and Talthybius Lead Briseis to Agamemnon, by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696-1770), Italian Rococo painter