Definition of Mnemosyne

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) the Titaness who was goddess of memory; mother of the Muses.

Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Titaness



Definition of Mnemosyne

1. n. The goddess of memory and the mother of the Muses.

Definition of Mnemosyne

1. Proper noun. (Greek god) A Titan, the personification of memory, the daughter of Gaia and Uranus, and the mother of the Muses by Zeus. ¹

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Mjollner
Mjolner
Mjolnir
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Literary usage of Mnemosyne

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1. Greek and Roman [mythology] by William Sherwood Fox (1916)
"mnemosyne; The Muses. — By her union with Zeus, mnemosyne ("Memory") did more than serve as a living reminder of his power; she brought him the nine comely ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1891)
"mnemosyne. THE harp of memory has many strings, but none of them all vibrate so easily or so truly as those of scent and of sound. It might be supposed that ..."

3. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1818)
"... Hieron — Receptacles for the votive offerings—Throne of mnemosyne—Stoma of the Adytum—Attempt to explore the interior—Situation of the Consecrated Grove ..."

4. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1818)
"... Hieron — Receptacles for the votive offerings—Throne of mnemosyne—Stoma of the Adytum—Attempt to explore the interior—Situation of the Consecrated Grove ..."

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