Tuesday, September 11, 2007

The Nine Muses 2

Euterpe; is the muse of lyric poetry. She is represented with a flute. Her name comes from the Greek 'Euterpein' meaning "to please".

Thalia; is the muse of comedy and of playful and idyllic poetry. She is represented by a comic mask and is also seen with a crown of ivy and a crook.

Urania; is the muse of astronomy. She is represented with a staff and a celestial globe. She can fortell the future by the position of the stars.

(Seen here wearing blue sitting with Calliope)