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Polyhymnia

(pŏl'ĭhĭm`nēə): see 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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Polyhymnia

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Polyhymnia, asteroid 33 (the 33rd asteroid to be discovered, on October 28, 1854), is approximately 62 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 4.8 years. Polyhymnia is named after the Greek muse of singing, mime, rhetoric, and sacred dance, who was a daughter of Zeus and Mnemosyne and whose symbol is the veil. Like its mythological namesake, the asteroid Polyhymnia confers talent in singing, dance, mime, and rhetoric to natives in whose chart it is prominent.

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.

Polyhymnia

 

in Greek mythology, one of the nine Muses, the patroness of sacred hymns and of music.

Polyhymnia

muse of lyric poetry; presided over singing. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 849]
See: Harmony

Polyhymnia

Muse of sacred song. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 172]
See: Music

Polyhymnia

Greek myth the Muse of singing, mime, and sacred dance
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Especie Localidades registradas Mechanitis polymnia lycidice 38 Greta morgane oto 37 Greta annette annette 36 Oleria paula 33 Pteronymia cotytto cotytto 32 Dircenna klugii klugii 32 Ithomia patilla 31 Chlosyne janais janais 29 Episcada salvinia salvinia 28 Arawacus sito 27
Hence, there is no consistency in their minor tales--Terpsichore, for example, being named as the mother of several different men by various authors and Orpheus generally being called the son of Calliope but occasionally of Polymnia.
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