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britt britt

on 4 January 2013

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Transcript of Terpsichore

By;Brittany Roberts Greek Goddess of Dance ! Fact 4 Fact 6 Terpsichores Birthday To Gods in One Terpsi`s Life Terpsichore was the Muse of the dance and the dramatic chorus. Most of the times, Terpsichore was depicted playing a lyre, while other symbols of hers included the triangle and the flute. Facts Greek Mythology The Muse of dancing and choral singing. Terpsichore was the art of dancing. Terpsichore and her sisters were daughters of Zeus, who slept with Mnemosyne for nine consecutive nights to give birth to the nine Muses. They were then given to the God, Apollo, to raise and teach his arts. Each grew to show their individual talents. Terpsichore's talent was dance and choral music, and was known to enjoy dancing the most.


Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Category : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : TERPSIKHORE
Popularity index : 11000 TERPSIKHORE (or Terpsichore) was one of the nine Mousai (Muses), the goddesses of music, song and dance. In late classical times, when the Muses were assigned specific literary and artistic spheres, Terpsikhore was named Muse of choral song and dancing, and represented with a plectrum and lyre. As her name suggests("terpsis":delight + "chorus":dance), Terpsichore was also considered to have been the mother of the divine singing Sirens, who usually acted as the companions of the Muses in music competitions Terpsichore Terpsichores Sisters Calliope, Clio, Thalia, Terpsichore, Melpomene. Today Terpsichore is a dance school so yes my goddess is apart todays society
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