MELOPOMENE

ΜΕΛΠΟΜΕΝΗ

I. e. the singing (goddess), one of the nine Muses, became afterwards the Muse of Tragedy. (Hes. Theog. 77; comp. MUSAE.)

The Muses Melpomene, Erato and Polymnia, by Eustache Le Sueur (1617-1655), French Baroque painter

The Muses Melpomene, Erato and Polymnia, by Eustache Le Sueur (1617-1655), French Baroque painter