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Muses in Myth
The Muses were the daughters of Zeus
(Memory). They presided over song, and prompted the memory. They were nine in number, to each of whom presided over a particular department of literature, art, or science.
Muse of Epic Poetry
Muse of History
Muse of Lyric Poetry
Muse of Tragedy
Muse of Choral Dance and Song
Muse of Love Poetry
Muse of Sacred Poetry
Muse of Astronomy
Muse of Comedy
from Bulfinch's Mythology
Muses in Art
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Who's Who in Classical Mythology
This book is a great source for information about Greek and Roman mythology! Organized alphabetically, this who's who features information about over 1200 of the most intriguing characters from Classical myth and legend.
The stories of Classical myth come to life in Bulfinch's book. This edition also features legends from other cultures.
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