Nyssa


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Nyssa

(nĭs`ə), name of several ancient cities devoted to the worship of Dionysus. The best known of them is a town of Cappadocia, Asia Minor, near the Halys (now the Kizil Irmak) River. It was the residence of St. Gregory of Nyssa.
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Some read Nyssa to buttress traditionally orthodox claims whereas others read him to challenge these claims (chapters 12 and 13 on different feminist readings of Nyssa are particularly thought-provoking).
Jake May added a rushing touchdown and an interception for a dominant Nyssa defense, leading the Bulldogs (13-0) to their first state title.