Briséïs

==Composition history== It seems likely that Catulle Mendès (who had already provided the libretto for Gwendoline and words for Chabrier`s songs `Chanson de Jeanne` and `Lied`), saw potential for an opera in Ephraïm Mikhaël and Bernard Lazare`s ‘dramatic legend’ La fiancée de Corinthe, and suggested the project to Chabrier. Chabrier ...
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Briseis

[Australian horse] Briseis foaled in 1873, was a brown Australian Thoroughbred filly that is regarded as one of the greatest mares ever foaled in Australia. As a two-year-old she won the AJC Doncaster Handicap and the weight for age (w.f.a.) AJC All Aged Stakes. Then as a three-year-old she won the VRC Victoria Derby (by 3 lengths, in recor...
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Briseis

Briseis: see Achilles; Agamemnon.
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Briseis

Captive maiden given to Achilles; taken by Agamemnon in exchange for loss of Chryseis, which caused Achilles to cease fighting, until death of Patroclus.
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Briseis

daughter of Brises, also known as Hippodamia; Achilles' concubine taken by Agamemnon.
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Briseis

In Greek mythology, a captive of Achilles. Agamemnon stole her from him, thus starting the feud which is the central theme of the Iliad. She became the unfaithful heroine of several poems, the name...
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