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Terpsichore

In Greek mythology, Terpsichore ("delight of dancing") was one of the nine Muses, ruling over dance and the dramatic chorus. She is usually depicted sitting down, holding a lyre.

She is sometimes said to be the mother of the Sirens by Achelous and the mother of Linus by Apollo.



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