The nine muses were Greek Goddesses who ruled over the arts and sciences, They offered inspiration to both of these fields.

They were The daughters of Zeus who was the Lord of all gods

1  Calliope:             Muse of epic poetry

2  Clio:                    Muse of history

3  Erato:                 Muse of love poetry

4  Euterpe:            Muse of music

5  Melpomene:     Muse of tragedy

6  Polyhymnia:     Muse of sacred poetry

7  Terpsichore:     Muse of dance

8  Thalia:               Muse of comedy

9  Urania:               Muse of astronomy

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