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Goddess of the inspiration of literature, science and the arts
Member of The Muses
Venerated inGreek mythology
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SiblingsCephisso and Borysthenis or Nētē, Mesē, and Hypatē
Roman equivalentCamenae

Apollonis (/ˌæpəˈlnəs/; Ancient Greek: Ἀπoλλωνίς means "of Apollo")[1] was one of the three younger Mousai Apollonides (Muses) in Greek mythology and daughters of Apollo,[2] who were worshipped in Delphi where the Temple of Apollo and the Oracle were located. The three sisters, Cephisso, Apollonis, and Borysthenis, are also known as Nētē, Mesē, and Hypatē[3] where their names are synonymous with those of the lowest, middle, and highest chords of a lyre, further characterizing the Muses as the daughters of Apollo.


  1. ^ Theoi Project, Greek Mythology, Mousai Apollonides, Retrieved April 29, 2014
  2. ^ Eumelus fr. 35 as cited from Tzetzes on Hesiod, 23
  3. ^ Plutarch, Symposium 9.14