the nine muses ll euterpe; muse of lyric poetry {5/9} EUTERPE was one of the nine Mousai, the goddesses of music, song and dance. In the Classical era, when the Mousai were assigned specific literary & artistic spheres, Euterpe was named Muse of lyric poetry. She was sometimes also referred to as the Muse of music.  The flute is her instrument.  Her name derives from the Greek words eu­ & terpô, meaning “giver of much delight" because she gives delight to those who hear her sing.

the nine muses ll euterpe; muse of lyric poetry “ EUTERPE was one of the nine Mousai, the goddesses of music, song and dance.

Euterpe  - the “Giver of Pleasure” is the muse of Music and is represented with a Flute. It has been said she is the inventor of the double flute.  Art by Katlyn

Euterpe - the “Giver of Pleasure” is the muse of Music and is represented with a Flute. It has been said she is the inventor of the double flute.

The Muses by Arbetta. Left to right: Melpomene (Tragedy), Thalia (Comedy), Euterpe (Music), Clio (History), Calliope (Epic Poetry), Urania (Astronomy), Erato (Erotic Poetry), Terpsichore (Dance), Polyhymnia (Sacred Hymns)

The Muses by Arbetta on deviantART Melpomene, Thalia, Euterpe, Cleo, Calliope…

Muse (opening by Devotchka, White Lies, Kasabian) June 12th 2010 - Stade de France, Paris, France

Uprising by Muse(opening by Devotchka, White Lies, Kasabian) June 2010 - Stade de France, Paris, France

the nine muses ll terpsikhore; muse of dance {6/9}      TERPSIKHORE [Terpsichore] was one of the nine Mousai, the goddesses of music, song and dance. Terpsikhore was so named because she delights her disciples with dance. Her name means ‘delighting in dance’ and is derived from the Greek words terpsis [”to delight"] and khoros [“dance”].  In the classical era, she was named Muse of choral song and dance, & according to legend, she is mother of the sirens by Achelous who was one of the river…

the nine muses ll terpsikhore; muse of dance “TERPSIKHORE [Terpsichore] was one of the nine Mousai, the goddesses of music, song and dance. Terpsikhore was so named because she delights her.

This situation though!   I spend so much time sourcing & finding the rarest & most beautiful, vintage boujaad rugs I can get my hands on.   Our Goddess Euterpe rug is no exception! I had to fight, beg & borrow to get my paws on this incredibly rare beauty. (Muse of music, lyric & poetry)   And isn’t she the most glorious melody?!  LAWD HAVE MERCY!

This situation though! I spend so much time sourcing & finding the rarest & most beautiful, vintage boujaad rugs I can get my hands on. Our Goddess Euterpe rug is no exception! I had to fight, beg & borrow to get my paws on this incredibly rare beauty.

Erato • Muse of lyrical poetry particularly love poems songs. Sometimes she is shown holding the Kithara which is a musical instrument that her Apollo invented together. Her best friend is Eros (sometimes called cupid). Erato would carry around golden arrows that she would give to her friend Eros...Erato Eros would wonder all over striking people with inspiring love poems then would make them fall in love. #myth

pearl-nautilus: Erato - Muse of Love Poetry Painting by Jose Luis Munoz Luque

Mrs Ronalds as Euterpe the Muse of music ; the Duchess of Devonshire’s Jubilee Costume Ball of 1897

Back to the party: the Duchess of Devonshire’s Costume Ball 1897

Mrs Ronalds as Euterpe the Muse of music. The Duchess of Devonshire’s Jubilee Costume Ball of 1897

Architects of Illusion (Echoes of Olympus, #1): Muse of Music

Architects of Illusion (Echoes of Olympus, Muse of Music

Marsha Hunt: Star of hippie counterculture musical Hair and muse of Mick Jagger

Marsha Hunt: Star of hippie counterculture musical Hair and muse of Mick Jagger

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