The Nysiads were Oceanid nymphs in Greek mythology, daughters of the Titan god Oceanus and the goddess Tethys. They lived on the mythical mountain Nysa, and were entrusted by Zeus with the upbringing of the god Dionysus. The Nysiads took care of him assisted by the god Silenus. Their names were Ambrosia, Arsinone, Bromia, Cisseis, Coronis, Erato, Eriphia, Nysa, Pedile, Polymno, while Callichore and Calyce are occassionally mentioned.
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