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Sarcophagus known as the "Sarcophagus of the Muses",[1] representing the nine Muses and their attributes. Marble, first half of the 2nd century AD; found by the Via Ostiense.

Representations or analogues of one or more of the nine "Muses of "Greek mythology have appeared in many different modern fictional works.

The list of muses comprises:

  1. "Calliope, the muse of epic poetry
  2. "Clio, the muse of history
  3. "Erato, the muse of lyric poetry
  4. "Euterpe, the muse of song
  5. "Melpomene, the muse of tragedy
  6. "Polyhymnia, the muse of hymns
  7. "Terpsichore, the muse of dance
  8. "Thalia, the muse of comedy
  9. "Urania, the muse of astronomy

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The Nine Muses[edit]

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Calliope[edit]

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Clio[edit]

Erato[edit]

Melpomene[edit]

Polyhymnia[edit]

Terpsichore[edit]

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Terpsichore holding an "Aeolian harp. Sculpted in marble by "John Walsh in 1771.

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Thalia[edit]

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