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Mnemosyne

(nēmŏs`ĭnē, nēmŏz`–), in Greek mythology, the personification of memory. She was a Titan, daughter of Uranus and Gaea. The Muses were her daughters by Zeus.

Mnemosyne

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Mnemosyne, asteroid 57 (the 57th asteroid to be discovered, on September 22, 1860), is approximately 116 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 5.5 years. It is named after the Greek goddess of memory, who was the mother of the Muses. The location of Mnemosyne by sign and house indicates something about how one remembers. When involved in inharmonious aspects, this celestial body may indicate a poor memory or unpleasant memories.

Sources:

Kowal, Charles T. Asteroids: Their Nature and Utilization. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Ellis Horwood Limited, 1988.
Room, Adrian. Dictionary of Astronomical Names. London: Routledge, 1988.
Schwartz, Jacob. Asteroid Name Encyclopedia. St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 1995.

Mnemosyne

 

in ancient Greek mythology, a goddess from the generation of the Titans, the mother of the Muses by Zeus. She was the personification of memory. In an allegorical sense, Mnemosyne means memory.

Mnemosyne

goddess of memory; mother of Muses. [Gk. Myth.: Espy, 20]
See: Memory