Urania

Pantheon: Greek
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Gender: Female

Urania is one of the nine Muses, the daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne. Mt. Parnassus is sacred to them. Urania is the muse of astronomy. She is often portrayed with a celestial sphere, a globe, or a pair of compasses. She is the mother of Hymenaeus by Dionysus, and Linus by either Apollo or Amphimarus.

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