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    Chryseis | Name Meaning & Origin

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    Name: Chryseis

    Origin and Meaning of the Name Chryseis

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    Gender:

    Girl

    Origin:

    Greek

    Meaning:

    Golden

    Pronunciation:

    (kree SEY is); (KRISS ee iss)   [Guide]

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    Literary Characters Names, Mythological Names, Nature Names, Greek Names, Greek Mythological Names

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    English and Greek speaking countries

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    From the Greek 'chrysos', 'golden'. In the "Iliad", Chryseis was the daughter of the priest Chryses and enslaved when the Greek ravaged the coast of her home country. Her father pleaded to have her back but at first Chryseis' master, Agamemnon, refused. When Apollo unleashed his plague on the Greeks, Agamemnon eventually had to give in and restored Chryseis to her father.

    202 Chryseis, discovered in 1879, is a large, lightly coloured Main belt asteroid composed of silicate rocks.

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