What is another word for mnemosyne?

3 synonyms found


[ nˈɛməsˌa͡ɪn], [ nˈɛməsˌa‍ɪn], [ n_ˈɛ_m_ə_s_ˌaɪ_n]

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How to use "Mnemosyne" in context?

Mnemosyne is a Greek name meaning "memory" or "mind."

Mnemosyne was the goddess of memory and the mother of the Muses.

She presided over the repository of all human knowledge, the library of Apollo, and was also associated with the rosary and coins.

The ancient Greeks believed that memory was the root of intelligence. They believed that when a person learned something, the knowledge was stored in their memory. However, they also believed that memory could be corrupted, so it was important to keep the memory of important events fresh in the mind.

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