Bacchic Frenzy (thysa)
THYSA was the goddess-nymph of the wild frenzy of the Bacchic Orgies. She was a daughter and close companion of the god Dionysos.
DIONYSOS (Euripides Palamedes Frag, Strabo 10.3.13)
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Strabo, Geography 10. 3. 13 (trans. Jones) (Greek geographer C1st B.C. to C1st A.D.) :
"And in the Palamedes [a play by Euripides] the Chorus says, ‘Thysa, daughter of Dionysos, who on Ida rejoices with his dear mother in the Iakkhic (Iacchic) revels of tambourines.’"
- Strabo, Geography - Greek Geography C1st B.C. - C1st A.D.