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.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Cressida (Literature)
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