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Castalia

(kăstā`lyə), in Greek mythology, spring on Mt. ParnassósParnassós
or Parnassus
, mountain, c.8,060 ft (2,460 m) high, Phocis, central Greece. In ancient Greece it was sacred to Apollo, Dionysus, and the Muses. The fountain of Castalia was on its slopes; at the foot of the mountain lay Delphi.
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. Named for a nymph, it was sacred to the MusesMuses,
in Greek religion and mythology, patron goddesses of the arts, daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne. Originally only three, they were later considered as nine. Calliope was the Muse of epic poetry and eloquence; Euterpe, of music or of lyric poetry; Erato, of the poetry of
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 and was said to give poetic inspiration to those who bathed in it.

Castalia

Parnassian spring; regarded as source of inspiration. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 52]

Castalia

founded by intellectuals to form a synthesis of arts and sciences, symbolized in the Glass Bead Game. [Ger. Lit.: Hesse Magister Ludi in Weiss, 278]
See: Utopia

Castalia

a spring on Mount Parnassus: in ancient Greece sacred to Apollo and the Muses and believed to be a source of inspiration
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Early in his book Knapp cites the motto, from Ovid's Amores, that Shakespeare emblazoned on the title page of Venus and Adonis in 1594: "Vilia miretur vulgus; mihi flavus Apollo / Pocula Castalia plena minister aqua" ("Let common people admire common things; may golden-haired Apollo serve me cups filled with Castalian water").
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