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S ZEUS, MNEMOSYNE AND THE MUSES The other daughter of Gaia and
Ouranos with whom Zeus allied himself was Mnemosyne, the goddess whose
name means “Memory”. But she also gave us, through her daughters the Muses,
The Muses were not always or everywhere described as being nine in number.
Various numbers were attributed to them, and they also had another collective
name, being called not only Mousai, but also Mneiai,283 a plural of Mnemosyne,
Or, in another story,288 they were only false Muses, but set themselves up as
rivals to the true ones and, having been defeated in a singing contest, were
turned into birds. When they sang, all grew dark and nobody listened to them.
When the ...
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67. The Gods of the Greeks by Karl Kerényi translation: from German by Norman Cameron published: 1951 format: 286 page paperback (1994 reprint of 1979 edition) Read full review
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~ Kerenyi has often been tarred with a Jungian brush, but in this early and independent work, he admirably displays his intimate knowledge of the language, art and traditions of the Greek peoples. He ... Read full review
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