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Encyclopedia > Clio (muse)
Clio - detail from "The Allegory of Painting", Vermeer
Clio - detail from "The Allegory of Painting", Vermeer

In Greek mythology, Clio (Greek: Κλειώ) was the Muse of heroic poetry and history. She had one son, Hyacinth, with the King of Macedonia, Pierus. She was represented with a parchment scroll or a set of tablets. She is also known as the Proclaimer. Image File history File links Musa Clío - detalhe da The Allegory of Painting de Johannes Vermeer File links The following pages link to this file: Clio (muse) User:Stbalbach ... Image File history File links Musa Clío - detalhe da The Allegory of Painting de Johannes Vermeer File links The following pages link to this file: Clio (muse) User:Stbalbach ... View of Delft, 1660-1661 Johannes Vermeer (1632 - December 15, 1675) was a Dutch painter. ... Greek mythology comprises the collected narratives of Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, originally created and spread within an oral-poetic tradition. ... MuSE is an acronym that stands for Multiple Streaming Engine. ... The Death of Hyacinthos by Jean Broc. ... In Greek mythology, Pierus was the lover of Clio and father of Hyacinth. ...


The name is from the root κλέω/κλείω, meaning "recount" or "make famous".


An asteroid discovered on August 25, 1865 was named after her.


Clio was one of the nine muses. She is the daughter of Zeus. She is often seen with a scroll and a chest of books. A genus of polar pteropods was named after her. Families Limacinidae Cavoliniidae Clioidae Creseidae Cuvierinidae Praecuvierinidae Peraclididae Cymbuliidae Desmopteridae Sea butterflies, or flapping snails, are holoplanktonic mollusks (Mollusca, Gasteropoda), belonging to the suborder Thecosomata (Blainville, 1824). ...


Alternate: Kleio

Calliope | Clio | Erato | Euterpe | Melpomene | Polyhymnia | Terpsichore | Thalia | Urania MuSE is an acronym that stands for Multiple Streaming Engine. ... Greek mythology comprises the collected narratives of Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, originally created and spread within an oral-poetic tradition. ... Detail of painting The Muses Urania and Calliope by Simon Vouet In Greek mythology, Calliope (Greek: Καλλιoπε, beautiful-voiced) was the muse for epic poetry. ... Erato - Oak panel, Simon Vouet Erato (lovely) was a Greek Muse, represented with a lyre. ... The Muse Euterpe or Eutere (rejoicing well or delight), in Greek mythology, was one of the Muses, the daughters of Mnemosyne, fathered by Zeus. ... Hesiod and the Muse, 1891 - Oil on canvas, Musee dOrsay, Paris Gustave Moreau Melpomene (to sing) was a Muse in Greek mythology. ... Polyhymnia, section of Roman mosaic, 240 A.D Polyhymnia by Francesco del Cossa, 1455-1460. ... Terpsichore, Muse of Music and Dance, oil on canvas by Jean-Marc Nattier 1739 In Greek mythology, Terpsichore (delight of dancing) was one of the nine Muses, ruling over dance and the dramatic chorus. ... Thalia - oil on canvas by Jean-Marc Nattier 1739 In Greek mythology, Thalia or Thaleia (good cheer) was the muse of comedy and pastoral poetry. ... This article discusses a Greek muse. ...

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Graduate History Alliance at BC (446 words)
Actually, Clio is one of the nine muses, personifications of the highest aspirations of art and intellect in Greek Mythology.
The first of the muses in dignity, is the muse of heroic or epic poetry, and is often depicted holding a writing tablet.
The muse of love poetry, from whom comes the term "erotic." She is often shown holding a lyre.
Clio Awards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (264 words)
The Clio Awards are given to reward creative excellence in advertising and design.
The awards are named for the Greek muse Clio and were first given in 1959.
Clio is one of the largest awards programs of its kind.
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