Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece

Thalia, the Muse of Comedy and Pastoral Poetry


Thalia was the Greek Muse of comedy and pastoral poetry. She was the Muse who discovered comedy, geometry, architectural science and agriculture.

Thalia had eyes that flowed love. She was often depicted young and smiling, wearing an ivy wreath and holding a theater mask in her right hand and a rod in her left hand. The main attribute of Thalia was a shepherd's crook.

Some mythologists claim that Thalia was also the Muse of vegetation, because of the origin of her name "thalo", i.e. "bloom".

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