Nymphs on Ceos; introduced the rural deity Aristaeus to olive oil and honey (Hsch s.v. B. 348; schol. Theoc. 5,53). Even in antiquity they were associated with the Lesbian Dionysus, Brisaeus, whom a nymph Brisa is said to have nurtured (schol. Pers. 1,76).
Thracian sub-tribe above the lower Nestus, neighbours of the Sinti and Mygdones; only attested once in literature (Plin. HN 4,40)…
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