Given Name CHRYSEIS

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Χρυσηις (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Patronymic derived from CHRYSES. In Greek legend she was the daughter of Chryses, a priest of Apollo. After she was taken prisoner by the Greeks besieging Troy, Apollo sent a plague into their camp, forcing the Greeks to release her.

Categories

Greek mythology, Iliad characters, legend, mythology
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Cressida (Literature)
USER SUBMISSION: Chryséis