Home First Gods Olympian Gods Demigods & Spirits Monsters Greek Heroes Ancient Greece Mythology Games

Mnemosyne, the Titaness of Memory


Mnemosyne was the Titaness of Memory

Family of Mnemosyne

Mnemosyne was the Titaness of Memory, who used to help the humans 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 in order to create deities who were meant to praise the Olympian Gods' victory over the Titans. Nine months later, Mnemosyne brought nine daughters into existence. The daughters were named Muses and they became the goddesses of the Arts and the Sciences in Ancient Greece.