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Meet The 9 Olympus Muses from Greek Mythology
9 Muses in Greek Mythology:
DISCOVER MUSEUM REPRESENTATIONS:
Muse Clio: This is responsible for the celebrations and also for making someone famous. Known as the muse of history, her name means "proclaimer" and she spawned Jacinto through a union with Pierus, the king of Macedonia. She is also responsible for the introduction of the Phoenician alphabet in Greece.
Muse Érato: This is the muse of lyrical and loving or erotic poetry, that is, the one that arouses desire. Her name means "adorable" and she is represented with a lyre.
Muse Euterpe: This is the one that represents music and joy. This muse is the result of the union of Zeus and Mnemosyne, who is the goddess of memory. Its symbol is a recorder, an instrument that plays very well.
Muse Melpômene is the muse of tragedy and the meaning of his name is "choir". Its symbol is the mask of tragedy and it is always represented using well worn boots. In some representations she also appears with a stick or knife in one hand and a mask of tragedy in the other.
Muse Polímnia: It was the muse of lyric poetry and its name means "Many Songs". She is usually represented with a very thoughtful expression, wearing a long dress and with a cloak resting on her shoulder. It is also worth remembering that Polímnia is also considered the muse of dance.
Muse Terpsícore: This muse is also from dance, her name means "delight to dance" and her symbol is also a lyre. According to some traditions and cultures Terpsichore is the mother of the mermaids, and Aquelau, the riverside god, is the father.
Muse Talia is the one that represents comedy and festivity. Unlike Melpômene, she is always represented with the mask of the comedy to her name means festivity, that is, the one that encourages celebrations.
Muse Urânia: The name of this muse means "Queen of the Mountains" and Urânia is also muse of astrology and astronomy, being an inspiring muse of geologists and astronomers. She also dresses in a mantle that is embroidered with stars and has her eyes always turned to the sky.
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