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Clio, the Muse of  History and Epic Poetry in Greek mythology
Clio,the Muse of History and Epic Poetry in Greek mythology

Muse Clio(Cleio) was the goddess of epic poetry and history and is also considered to be the inventor of the guitar.

Clio once fell madly in love with the King of Macedonia, Pierus and with Pierus she created the beautiful Hyacinth, the lover of Greek god Apollo.

Clio is often depicted dressed in purple with laurels on her hair, in the one hand holding a cornet and in the other a book, the book Cleio used to write history. At her feet was the box of history.

Greek pronunciation of Clio

Muses in Greek Mythology

Calliope- Epic Poetry

Calliope Greek pronunciation of Calliope

Epic Poetry
Clio- History

Clio Greek pronunciation of Clio

Erato- Love Poetry

Erato Greek pronunciation of Erato

Love Poetry
Euterpe- Music

Euterpe Greek pronunciation of Euterpe

Melpomene- Tragedy

Melpomene Greek pronunciation of Melpomene

Polyhymnia- Hymns

Polyhymnia Greek pronunciation of Polyhymnia

Terpsichore- Dance

Terpsichore Greek pronunciation of Terpsichore

Thalia- Comedy

Thalia Greek pronunciation of Thalia

Urania- Astronomy

Urania Greek pronunciation of Urania