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In Greek mythology, Atthis (Ancient Greek: Ατθίς) or Attis, was a daughter of Cranaus, from whom Attica, which was before called Actaea, was believed to have derived its name.[1]

The two birds into which Philomele and her sister Procne were metamorphosed, were likewise called Attis.[2]

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  1. ^ Pausanias. Description of Greece, Book 1.2.5.
  2. ^ Martial, i. 54. 9, v. 67. 2