Women / Persons ~ P08275

The Wife of Candaules

Alternate Names:
  • Nyssia
Gender: Female
Life Dates: ca. 735 - 710 BCE
  • Beauty, celebrated
  • celibate, chaste or virginal
  • Murderess
  • Royalty
  • Victim of injustice
Note: King wants his friend to see her naked. She finds out and offers the friend the choice between death and murder of his king.
persons with degrees of separation from The Wife of Candaules