Briseis

Greek - A Trojan maiden. Daughter of Brises. Wife of Mynes. She was captured at the siege of Troy and handed to Achilles as a prize. Agamemnon had been given the girl Chryseis but was persuaded to release her, demanding Briseis in her place. This precipitated the quarrel between these two Greek heroes. Occasionally referred to as Briseis, Brieseis, Brieseis, Briseida, Briseida, Hippodamia or Hippodamia.

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