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Εὐτέρπη). One of the Muses. She presided over music, and is generally represented

Euterpé, the Muse of Lyric Poetry. (From a statue in the Vatican.)

as holding two flutes. To her was ascribed by the poets the invention of the tragic chorus. The name means “the well-delighting one,” from εὖ, “well,” and τέρπω, “to delight.” See Musae.

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