Muses (Biographical details)

Muses (deity; Roman; Greek; Female)

Also known as

Muses; Muse; Nine Muses

Biography

Goddesses, generally nine in number, of creative inspiration in poetry, music and the other arts; daughters of Zeus/Jupiter (q.v.); companions of Apollo (q.v.): identified as Calliope (q,v,); Clio (q.v.); Erato (q.v.); Euterpe (q.v.); Melpomene (q.v.); Polyhymnia (q.v.); Terpsichore (q.v.); Thalia (q.v.); Urania (q.v.).