Meaning : Daughter of Bris, Daughter Of Bris,

Origin : Greek, Greek Mythology,

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Briseis Expression, Briseis Soul Urge, Briseis Inner Dream


Numerology information Briseis:

numerologyName Number: 9 Meaning: Divine, God, Goodness, Truth, Unconditional love, Gift, Free will, Ideal, Whole, Endless


Additional information Briseis:

additionalAlso a name of a type of moth.

additionalGreek Meaning: The name Briseis is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Briseis is: Slave of Achilles.

additionalPatronymic derived from Βρισευς (Briseus), a Greek name of unknown meaning. In Greek mythology Briseis (real name Hippodameia) was the daughter of Briseus. She was captured during the Trojan War by Achilles. After Agamemnon took her away from him, Achilles refused to fight in the war.


Definition funny of Briseis:

urbanBeauty of old. Greek lover and positively stubborn as hell.

urbanHer name is Briseis, and as her name is, she is beautiful and stubborn.


Expression information Briseis:

expressionPeople with this name tend to be passionate, compassionate, intuitive, romantic, and to have magnetic personalities. They are usually humanitarian, broadminded and generous, and tend to follow professions where they can serve humanity. Because they are so affectionate and giving, they may be imposed on. They are romantic and easily fall in love, but may be easily hurt and are sometimes quick-tempered.


Soul information Briseis:

soulPeople with this name have a deep inner desire for travel and adventure, and want to set their own pace in life without being governed by tradition.


Songs about Briseis:

songsBriseis And Achilles by Troy Soundtrack from the Album Music From The Motion Picture Troy

songsBriseis by Gimikk from the Album Travel My Direction

songsBriseis and Achilles by The Mask from the Album Music from "Troy"

songsBriseis and Achilles - Troy by The Mask from the Album Music from the Award-Winners and Nominees

songsBriséïs et Chryséïs by Claudie Obin from the Album La Guerre de Troie


Books about Briseis:

booksBriseis. by William Black (May 3, 2010)

booksBriseis by Ernest G. Moll (1965)

booksBriseis Volume 2 by William Black (Sep 13, 2013)

booksBriséis; Drame En Trois Actes [i.e. Un Acte, Par] Ephraim Mikhaël & Catulle Mendès. Partition Piano Et Chant Réduite... by Chabrier Emmanuel 1841-1894 (Sep 27, 2010)

booksBriséis, Ou La Colère D'achille: Tragédie... (French Edition) by Louis Poinsinet De Sivry (Sep 26, 2011)

booksBriseis; a Novel by Black William 1841-1898 (Jan 28, 2013)

booksBriseis, Ou La Colere D'Achille, Tragedie. 7e Edition Conforme a la Representation by Louis Poinsinet De Sivry and Poinsinet De Sivry-L (Mar 10, 2013)


Wiki information Briseis:

Opera Character, Book Character, Fictional Character, Film character

Brisēís was a mythical queen in Asia Minor at the time of the Trojan War. Her character lies at the heart of a dispute between Achilles and Agamemnon that drives the plot of Homer's Iliad.

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Biological Species, Organism Classification

The Hermit is a butterfly species belonging to the family Nymphalidae. It can be found in North Africa, Southern Europe, Asia Minor, the Caucasus, Kazakhstan, Middle Asia through Afghanistan, and North-Western China and Tuva. The wingspan is 45–60...

Comments and insights on the name Briseïs:

It's pronounced: Bree-say-ease (as in the end of the name Louise). I think it's a beautiful name, also because I love Greek mythology. But I am glad that it's a very unique an uncommon name, that way when I have children they will have unique names!

Absolutely love this name.

Personal experiences with the name Briseïs:
Nicknames for Briseïs:

Bri, Isis, Seis pronounced say-is

Meanings and history of the name Briseïs:

Greek; Briseïs was the lover of Achilles in Homer's Iliad.

"In the legends, Briseis was the wife of King Mynes of Lyrnessus, an ally of Troy. Achilles slew Mynes and the brothers of Briseis (children of Briseus), then received her as his war prize. Even though she was a war prize, Achilles and Briseis fell in love with each other, and Achilles may have gone to Troy intending to spend much time in his tent with her, as was portrayed in the movie. But then Agamemnon took Briseis from Achilles. Agamemnon did this not merely to make an arbitrary statement about his superior power -- as shown in the movie, but because he had been obliged to return his own war prize, Chryseis, to her father.
Chryses, the father of Chryseis was a priest of Apollo. In the movie, Briseis is a priestess of Apollo. After Chryses learned of his daughter's abduction, he tried to ransom her. Agamemnon refused. The gods responded.... The seer Calchas told Agamemnon that the Greeks were suffering from a plague sent by Apollo because he wouldn't return Chryseis to Chryses. When, reluctantly, Agamemnon agreed to return his prize, he decided he needed another one to replace his loss, so he took Achilles' and said to Achilles: "Go home, then, with your ships and comrades to lord it over the Myrmidons. I care neither for you nor for your anger; and thus will I do: since Phoebus Apollo is taking Chryseis from me, I shall send her with my ship and my followers, but I shall come to your tent and take your own prize Briseis, that you may learn how much stronger I am than you are, and that another may fear to set himself up as equal or comparable with me."
Iliad Book I
Achilles was enraged and refused to fight for Agamemnon. He wouldn't fight even after Agamemnon had returned Briseis -- untouched (as was shown in the movie). But when Achilles' friend Patroclus died, killed by Hector, Achilles went mad and determined to get revenge, which meant going to war.
Briseis and Achilles may have intended to marry."

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