Mythology & Beliefs: Thalia
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Thalia was one of several Graces. Also one of several Muses.
Thaleia in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology
or THALIA (Θάλεια, Θαλία).
1. One of the nine Muses. and, at least in later times,
regarded as the Muse of Comedy. (Hes. Theog. 77.) She became
the mother of the Corybantes by Apollo. (Apollod. 1.3.4; Plut.
Sympos. 9.14.) 2. A daughter of Nereus and Doris. (Hom. Il.
18.39; Hes. Theog. 248 ; Verg. G. 4.338, Aen. 5.826.) 3. A
daughter of Hephaestus, and by Zeus, the mother of the Palici.
(Serv. ad Aen. 9.584; Steph. Byz. s. v. παλική.) 4. One of the
Charites. (Hes. Theog. 909 ; Apollod. 1.1.3; Paus. 9.35.1.) -
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology,
William Smith, Ed.
Thalia in Wikipedia
In Greek mythology, Thalia (Θαλία / ThalÝa, "Abundance") was
one of the three Graces or Charites with her sisters Aglaea
and Euphrosyne, and a daughter of Zeus and the Oceanid
Eurynome or the hour Eunomia. She presided over festive
celebrations and rich and luxurious banquets...
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