Greek Mythology

In Greek mythology, Calliope or Kalliope (Greek: Καλλιόπη , beautiful-voiced) was the Muse for epic poetry. She had two sons, Orpheus and Linus with Apollo. She was the oldest and wisest of the Muses. She was the judge in the argument over Adonis between Aphrodite and Persephone. She was represented by a stylus and wax tablets.

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Calliope and Mnemosyne

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The Muse Calliope , Leonhard Kern (1588–-1662):

Calliope Print by Joseph Fagnani

Calliope, Joseph Fagnani

The Nine Muses, Calliope, Epic Poetry Print by Johann Heinrich Tischbein the Elder

The Nine Muses, Calliope, Epic Poetry, Johann Heinrich Tischbein the Elder

The Muses Urania And Calliope Print by Simon Vouet

The Muses Urania and Calliope, Simon Vouet

A Muse. Calliope Print by Cosme Tura

A Muse. Calliope, Cosme Tura

Calliope Mourning Homer Print by Circle of Jacques-Louis David

Calliope Mourning Homer, Circle of Jacques-Louis David

Homer And Calliope Print by Tommaso Conca

Homer and Calliope, Tommaso Conca

Calliope Print by Charles Meynier

Calliope, Charles Meynier

Calliope Print by Hendrik Goltzius

Calliope, Hendrik Goltzius

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Calliope, Urania and Terpsichore, Mignard Pierre

The muse Calliope surrounded by Socrates and the Seven Sages - Solon, Thales, Bias of Priene, Cleobulos, Periander, Pittacos of Mytilene and Chilon. (anticlockwise). Mosaic from the late 3rd century AD.

Asteroid 22 Kalliope

Archelaos: The Muses and the Apotheosis of Homer

Muses on Stamps

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