Inspiration Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Inspiration

  1. Aganippe fountain at foot of Mt. Helicon, consecrated to Muses. [Gk. Myth.: LLEI, I: 322]
  2. angelica traditional representation of inspiration. [Herb Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 164]
  3. Calliope Muse of heroic poetry. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 47]
  4. Castalia Parnassian spring; regarded as source of inspiration. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 52]
  5. Clio Muse of history. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 64]
  6. dove source of afflatus. [Art: Hall, 161]
  7. Dulcinea (del Toboso) country girl, whom Quixote apotheosizes as guiding light. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]
  8. Erato Muse of lyric poetry, love poetry, and marriage songs. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 97]
  9. Euterpe Muse of music and lyric poetry. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmer-man, 105]
  10. Hippocrene Mt. Helicon spring regarded as source of poetic inspiration. [Gk. Myth.: NCE, 1246]
  11. lactating breast representation of poetic and musical impulse. [Art: Hall, 161]
  12. Melpomene Muse of tragedy (tragic drama). [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 163]
  13. palm, garland of traditional identification of a Muse. [Gk. Myth.: Jobes, 374]
  14. Pegasus steed of the Muses; symbolizes poetic inspiration. [Gk. Myth.: Espy, 32]
  15. Pierian spring fountain in Macedonia, sacred to the Muses, believed to communicate inspiration. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 787]
  16. Polyhymnia or Polymania Muse of sacred song, oratory, lyric, singing, and rhetoric. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 216]
  17. Stroeve, Blanche her body inspired Strickland to paint nude portrait. [Br. Lit.: The Moon and Sixpence, Magill I, 621–623]
  18. Terpsichore Muse of choral song and dancing. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 260]
  19. Thalia Muse of comedy. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 261]
  20. tongues of fire manifestation of Holy Spirit’s descent on Pentecost. [N.T.: Acts 2:1–4]
  21. Urania Muse of astronomy. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 284]