Ark of the Covenant - Bible History Online

Bible History Online

Sub Categories

Back to Categories

September 18    Scripture



Mythology & Beliefs: Terpsichore
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Terpsichore was one of several Muses.

Terpsichora in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology Terpsi'chora (*Teryixo/ra), one of the nine Muses, presided over choral song and dancing. (Hes. Theog. 78 ; Pind. Isthm. 2.7; Plat. Phaedr. p. 259 ; comp. MUSAE.) - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, William Smith, Ed.

Terpsichore in Wikipedia In Greek mythology, Terpsichore (pronounced /tərpˈsɪkəri/) (Τερψιχόρη) "delight of dancing" was one of the nine Muses, ruling over dance and the dramatic chorus. She lends her name to the word "terpsichorean" which means "of or relating to dance". She is usually depicted sitting down, holding a lyre, accompanying the dancers' choirs with her music. She is sometimes said to be the mother of the Sirens by Achelous. Her name comes from the Greek words τέρπω ("delight") and χoρός ("dance")...

If you notice a broken link or any error PLEASE report it by clicking HERE
© 1995-2018 Bible History Online





More Bible History