Thisbe Name Meaning & Origin

Thisbe

Pronunciation: THIS-bee (key)

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Pronounced THIZ-bee.

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Isby

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origin is Greek. "lover"

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Thisbe Nissen, novelist.

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In the Greek myth of Pyramus and Thisbe, she is the star-crossed lover of Pyramus. The myth is retold to comic effect in Shakespeare's play "A Midsummer Night's Dream". The legend of Pyramus and Thisbe is also said to inspire the more popular tragedy "Romeo and Juliet".
Thisbe, in Ovid's "Metamorphoses"
Used in Sarah Dessen's novel "Along for the Ride;" it is the name of the main character's (Auden) baby half sister. In the book they call her Isby.
Island where the Scorpio Races take place in the month of November in Maggie Stievater's novel The Scorpio Races

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