Do You Have A Muse?

carolinepeckham

The idea of muses comes from Greek mythology. I think it’s a fascinating idea and I often call my cat my muse hehe though I don’t actually believe in it! But it got me wanting to know a bit more about the notion so here’s a little info…

The Muses are the nine daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne [Memory]. Zeus came to Mnemosyne on nine consecutive nights and the nine daughters were the result of those nine unions. Mnemosyne gave birth to the nine girls near the topmost peaks of Mount Olympos (Olympus). All nine girls are of one mind … they are free spirited and have their hearts set upon song … they sing of the laws of the Immortals and the goodly ways of a life. Their homes and bright dancing places are on Mount Olympos but they may appear to anyone as long as the performer is…

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2 responses to “Do You Have A Muse?

  1. Ah, the Muses – a favourite of mine from Greek mythology.

  2. Methinks some or all of the Muses could figure in a plot. Maybe Head Porter could go out with each of them and select the best to marry or whatever.

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