Wet nurse of Dionysus
Wet nurse of Dionysus (Terpander in Lydus, Mens. 4,51) with cult in Athens (IG III 320, 351). Hom. Il. 6,132f. already knew of companions of N. Three Nysai meet on a vase by Sophilus (about 580). They appear in the sky as a group of stars called Hyades.
T. Ganschow, s.v. Nysa, LIMC 8.1, 902-907; 8.2, 598f.
 In Homer, the toponym N. refers to a mythical place
In Homer, …