Friday, 14 November 2014

Thalia

1Thalia:- In Greek mythology, Thaleia or Thalia was the daughter of Hephaestus and was a nymph of Mount Aitna in Sikelia (or Sicily), southern Italy. 
Thalia

She had love affair with Zeus, but, fearing the wrath of Hera, asked to be hidden beneath the earth.There she gave birth to the Palikoi. ( Palikoi were Sicilian daemons, twin sons of Zeus).



2Thalia:- In Greek mythology, Thalia was the goddess of festivity and rich, luxurious banquets.
Grace

She was one of the three Graces who usually appears with her sisters dancing in a circle.

 3Thalia:- In Greek mythology,  Thalia was one of the nine (Muses), the goddess of music, song and dance. Thaleia was named Muse of comedy and bucolic poetry. 
Thalia

In this guise she was portrayed with the attributes of comic mask, shepherd's staff and wreath of ivy. She was the daughter of Zeus and Mnemosyne, the eighth-born of the nine Muses.

4 Thalia:- In Greek mythology Thalia is one of the fifty Nereids, daughters of Nereus and Doris
Thalia, one of the Nereids

She is mentioned as one of the 32 Nereids who gather on the coast of Troy from the depths of the sea to mourn with Thetis for the future death of her son Achilles.

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