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Polyhymnia, the Muse of Sacred Poetry and Divine Hymns

Last Update: 21 Mar 2021


Polyhymnia, the Muse of Sacred Poetry and Divine Hymns
Polyhymnia was the Muse of sacred poetry

Polyhymnia(Polymnia) was the Muse of divine hymns, sacred poetry and pantomime. She was also famous for inventing the science of geometry.


Polyhymnia is often depicted as a very stern and thinking deity, with a wreath of daphne (laurel) in her hair, looking up to the sky and expressing herself with gestures while playing the lyre.


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