Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece

Polyhymnia, the Muse of Sacred Poetry and Divine Hymns


Polyhymnia was the Muse of the sacred poetry

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

Polyhymnia is often depicted like a very strict 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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