A daughter of Aristaeus, one of the nymphs — known as the Nyseides — who raised the infant Dionysus on Mount Nysa. At the god's request, she and the other nursemaids were given back their youthfulness by Medea.

One of the many towns of the name of Nysa was believed to have derived its name from her.



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