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The Muses. By Austin Sargent. Demigods. One god, one mortal Usually male god, female mortal Not usually immortal. catholic-resources.org. orias.berkeley.edu. Muses. Parents: Zeus and Mnemosyne Nine goddesses of all artistic, intellectual, and scientific pursuits. tellmeomuse.com.

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The muses

The Muses

By Austin Sargent


Demigods
Demigods

  • One god, one mortal

    • Usually male god, female mortal

  • Not usually immortal

catholic-resources.org

orias.berkeley.edu


Muses
Muses

  • Parents: Zeus and Mnemosyne

  • Nine goddesses of all artistic, intellectual, and scientific pursuits

tellmeomuse.com


Muses continued
Muses Continued

  • “Only concern is song” (Carlier/Silvia 1).

  • Artistic truth to communicate with humans


Challenged to a contest
Challenged to a Contest

  • Thamyris challenged Muses to musical contest

www.mrcophth.com

www.dreamstime.com


Result of contest
Result of Contest

  • Loss of sight and musical skills

  • “Not always punishment from the Muses” (Summers 5).

www.brunswick.k12.me.us


Call to action
Call to Action

listentoyourmothershow.com

howtostuffs.com

venitism.blogspot.com


Works cited
Works Cited

  • Carlier, Jeannie, and Silvia Milanezi. "Muses." Encyclopedia of Religion. Ed. Lindsay Jones. 2nd Ed. Vol. 9. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2005. 6242-6243. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 23 Apr. 2014.

  • Green, Peter. "A Review of The Odyssey." DISCovering Authors. Online Ed. Detroit: Gale, 2003. Discovering Collection. Gale. Web. 23 Apr. 2014

  • Hartigan, Karelisa. "Mnemosyne." Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology. Marshall Cavendish Digital, 2014. Web. 23 April 2014.

  • Redfield, James M. "Demigods and Heroes." Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology. Marshall Cavendish Digital, 2014. Web. 22 April 2014.

  • Summers, Kirk. "Muses." Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology. Marshall Cavendish Digital, 2014. Web. 23 April 2014.