Mneme

Summary

In Greek mythology, Mneme /ˈnm/ (Greek: Μνήμη Mnḗmē) was one of the three original (Boeotian) muses, along with her sisters Aoide and Melete before Arche and Thelxinoë were identified, increasing the number to five. Later, the Nine Olympian Muses were named. She was the muse of memory.

Honours

Mneme Lake in Antarctica is named after the muse.

References

  • "MUSES, MUSAE, Greek Mythology Index". Myth Index. 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-29. originally three were worshipped on Mount Helicon in Boeotia