Nine Muses, The

MuseDomainEmblem
CalliopeEpic poetryWriting tabletStylusLyre
ClioHistoryScrollsBooksCornetLaurel wreath
EuterpeMusicSong, and Elegiac PoetryAulos (an ancient Greek musical instrument like a flute), panpipeslaurel wreath
EratoLyric poetryCithara (an ancient Greek musical instrument in the lyre family)
MelpomeneTragedyTragic maskSword (or any kind of blade), ClubKothornos (boots)
PolyhymniaHymnsVeilGrapes (referring to her as an agricultural goddess)
TerpsichoreDanceLyrePlectrum
ThaliaComedyComic maskShepherd's crook (the vaudeville act of pulling someone off the stage with a hook is a reference to Thalia's crook), Ivy wreath
UraniaAstronomyGlobe and compass
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