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Nysus
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(Νύσος/Nýsos). Male counterpart of Nysa [1]. He is the tutor of Dionysus. He exercises power in Thebes during the latter's campaign to India, but it is seized back again on his return (Hyg. Fab. 131, 167, 179).

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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), “Nysus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 12 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e827320>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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