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In Greek mythology, the Minyades were Leucippe, Arsippe and Alcathoe, daughters of Minyas. They resisted the Maenads, wild, frenzied priestesses of Dionysus, who caused the Minyades to become insane. They wandered for years until Hermes turned them into bats.



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