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List of Gods   : "Muses"

NameOriginDescription
"Aonian" Greek Poetical, pertaining to the Muses. The Muses, according to Grecian mythology, dwelt in Aonia, that part of Boetia which contains Mount Helicon and the Muses' Fountain. Greek
"Ardalus" Greek A son of Hephaestus who was said to have invented the flute, and to have built a sanctuary of the Muses at Troeze who derived from him the surname Ardalides Ardaliotides
Nymph name "Castalides" Greek nymphs, by which the Muses are sometimes designated, as the Castalian spring was sacred to them. Greek
"Castaly" Greek A fountain of Parnassus sacred to the Muses. Its waters had the power of inspiring with the gift of poetry those who drank of them. Greek
"Helicon" Greece The Muses' Mount. It is part of the Parnassos, a mountain range in Greece.
"Hippocrene" Greek The fountain of the Muses, produced by a stroke of the hoof of Pegasus. Greek
"Libethrides or nymphae Libethrides" Greece a name of the Muses, which they derived from the well Libethra in Thrace. Greece
Goddess name "Melpomene" Greek The singing goddess, one of the nine Muses, became afterwards the Muse of Tragedy. Greek
Goddess name "Mnemosyne" Greek Goddess of memory. A consort of ZEUS and mother of the legendary nine Muses of Helicon....
"Muses" Greek Daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, presided over the liberal arts particularly, were nine in number, and dwelt along with Apollo near Parnassus, Pieria, and Helicon; Clio presided over history, Euterpe over music, Thalia over comedy, Melpomene over tragedy, Terpsichore over choral dance and song, Erato over erotic poetry and elegy, Polyhymnia over lyric poetry, Urania over astronomy, and Calliope over eloquence and epic poetry. Greek
"Nete" Greek Delphic Muse of the lyre. The other Delphic Muses were Hypate and Mese. Greek
King name "Oeagrus" Greek A king of Thrace, and father of Orpheus and Linus hence the sisters of Orpheus are called Oeagrides, in the sense of the Muses. Greek
"Orpheus" Greek All that part of the mythology of Orpheus which connects him with Dionysus must be considered as a later invention, quite irreconcilable with the original legends, in which he is the servant of Apollo and the Muses: the discrepancy extends even to the instrument of his music, which was always the lyre, and never the flute. Greek
Angel name "Radueriel" Gigo The heavenly Bookkeeping angel, the angel of poetry and master of Muses. Gigo
"Terpsachora" Greek One of the nine Muses, presided over choral song and dancing. Greek
"Thalia" Greek 1. One of the nine Muses, and, at least in later times, regarded as the Muse of Comedy. (Theogony of Hesiod 77) She became the mother of the Corybantes by Apollo. (Apollodorus i)
Nymph name "Thamyris" Greek An ancient Thracian bard, was a son of Philammon and the nymph Argiope. He went so far in his conceit as to think that he could surpass the Muses in song; in consequence of which he was deprived of his sight and of the power of singing. He was represented with a broken lyre in his hand. Greek
"Urania" Greek One of the Muses, a daughter of Zeus by Mnemosyne. (Theogony of Hesiod 78. Fasti by Ovid) The ancient bard Linus is called her son by Apollo and Hymenaeus also is said to have been a son of Urania. Greek