Greek Myth #4: Terpsichore

“The nine muses were the daughters of Zeus and the Titaness Mnemosyne. They were told wondrous tales by their mother whose memory was as long as her hair. They were trained to sing by Apollo, the god of music, and their songs rang so pure and fine that birds fell silent to listen. And each daughter was bestowed a gift to call her own. The beautiful Terpsichore became the muse of dance…”

from: D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths.

Wedding ballet flats by Repetto.

(Picture- Harper’s Bazaar)