QUIZ: Which of the Nine Muses is Yours?
Erato: The Muse of lyric poetry, especially of love poetry and erotic poetry. Her name derives from "Eros" the Greek God of Love, and is translated variously as "lovely" and "passionate." She is often depicted playing a lyre.
"Erato for the lovers." - Plato, Phaedrus
"Erato... makes those, who are instructed by her, men who are desired and worthy to be loved."
- Diodorus Siculus, Library of History
"Erato who charms the sight." - Orphic Hymn 76
"Erato - Aphrodite's month (April) fell to her, since she is named from tender love." - Ovid, Fasti
Who is your muse?