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Mnemosyne, the Titaness of Memory

Last Update: 06 Apr 2021
Mnemosyne

Mnemosyne was the Titaness of Memory



Family of Mnemosyne



Mnemosyne was the Titaness of memory, who helped men to remember the myths of the gods.
Mnemosyne was a daughter of Uranus and Gaea, the Mother Earth.


The Creation of the Muses



Zeus, the king of the gods, lied with Mnemosyne for nine consecutive nights to create deities to praise the Olympian Gods' victory over the Titans. Nine months later, Mnemosyne gave birth to nine daughters. The daughters were called Muses and they became the goddesses of the arts and sciences in Ancient Greece .



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