NYSIADES

ΝΥΣΙΑΔΕΣ

Or Nyseiades, or Nysiae, the nymphs of Nysa, who are said to have reared Dionysus, and whose names are Cisseïs, Nysa, Erato, Eriphia, Bromia, and Polyhymno. (Hygin. Fab. 182, Poet. Astr. ii. 21; Apollod. iii. 4. § 3 Ov. Met. iii. 314, Fast. iii. 769; Orph. Hymn. 50. 14; Schol. ad Hom. Il. xxiii. 486.)

The Youth of Bacchus (detail), by William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905), French Academic painter

The Youth of Bacchus (detail), by William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905), French Academic painter