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An ancient region of northwest Asia Minor. It passed successively to Lydia, Persia, Macedon, Syria, Pergamum, and Rome.

My′si·an adj. & n.


(Placename) an ancient region in the NW corner of Asia Minor


(ˈmɪʃ i ə)

an ancient country in NW Asia Minor.
My′si•an, adj., n.
References in classic literature ?
Everything irrational should, if possible, be excluded; or, at all events, it should lie outside the action of the play (as, in the Oedipus, the hero's ignorance as to the manner of Laius' death); not within the drama,--as in the Electra, the messenger's account of the Pythian games; or, as in the Mysians, the man who has come from Tegea to Mysia and is still speechless.
As they put out from Mysia a storm comes on them and scatters them, and Achilles first puts in at Scyros and married Deidameia, the daughter of Lycomedes, and then heals Telephus, who had been led by an oracle to go to Argos, so that he might be their guide on the voyage to Ilium.
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(29) For Marcianopolis after Ulpia Marciana: 'Mysia, ubi Marcianopolis est, a sorore Traiani principis ita cognominata', Ammianus Marcellinus, Res Gestae, 27.4.12, Seyfarth, p.
The Argonauts stop in Mysia for the night, and Heracles wanders off in search of a suitable tree to make a replacement oar, having just broken one in an overly exuberant display of rowing.
Too often it is assumed that the text does not exist since it disappeared "at Mysia Street" without an appropriate search to verify this fact.
When they had come opposite Mysia, they attempted to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus did not allow them" (Acts 16:6-7).
The new store, the first Polish COS store, will be situated within the Mysia 3 concept store development near the Wolf-Bracka district of central Warsaw.