Thalia

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Thalia, Thalía, Thaleia, or Thalian (/θəˈl.ə/; Greek: Θάλεια from θάλλειν "to bloom") may refer to:

Greek mythological figures[edit]

  • Thalia (Grace) (Θάλεια, "Thaleia"), one of the three Graces
  • Thalia (Muse) (Θάλεια, "Thaleia"), the Muse of comedy and idyllic poetry
  • Thalia (Nereid) (Θάλεια, "Thaleia"), a Nereid
  • Thalia (nymph) (Θάλεια, "Thaleia"), a nymph and secondary goddess of vegetation

Arts[edit]

  • Thalia Awards, since 1973. The award is named after Thalia, the muse of comedy
  • Thalia (magazine), a German magazine on history, theatre, culture, philosophy, literature and politics
  • Thalia (Percy Jackson), a fictional character from Richard Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians series
  • Thalia, the song written by Arius to defend the position he held in 325 at the First Council of Nicea
  • Thalia Menninger, fictional character from the television series The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, played by Wednesday Weld

Flora and fauna[edit]

  • Thaleia, a gastropod genus
  • Thalia (plant), a genus of plants belonging to the family Marantaceae
    • Thalia dealbata, an aquatic plant
    • Thalia pavonii, a species of plant in the Marantaceae family. It is endemic to Ecuador. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests
  • Charitodoron thalia, a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Mitridae, the miters or miter snails

People[edit]

  • Thalía (born 1971), Mexican singer and actress
    • Thalía (1990 album), the eponymous debut solo album by Mexican singer Thalía, produced by Alfredo Diaz Ordaz and released in Mexico by Fonovisa Records in 1990
    • Thalía (2002 album), the seventh studio album by Mexican singer Thalía
    • Thalía (English-language album), the eighth studio album by Mexican recording artist Thalía, released on July 8, 1988 by Virgin Records and EMI Latin. It is her first English-language album, and shares a title with Thalía's 1 and 2002 Spanish-language albums990
  • Thalia Assuras (born February 5, 1951), anchor of energyNOW!, a TV news-magazine and opinion program produced by the American Clean Skies Foundation
  • Thalia C. Eley, Professor of Developmental Behavioural Genetics at the Institute of Psychiatry's MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King's College London
  • Thalia Field (born 1966), American writer and editor known for innovative realistic fiction and interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Thalia Flora-Karavia (1871–1960), roman artist and member of the Munich School who was best known for her sketches of soldiers at war
  • Thalia Mara (1911–2003), American ballet educator and author of books on the subject
  • Thalia Massie (1911–1963), member of a socially prominent family who became the genesis of a series of heavily publicized trials in Hawaii
  • Thalia Munro (born 1982), American water polo player for the UCLA Bruins and the US National Team, who won the bronze medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics. Her position is utility/driver
  • Thalia Myers (born 1945), British concert pianist, teacher and animateur
  • Thalia Pellegrini (born 1978), British television presenter
  • Thalia Zedek (born 1951), American singer and guitarist

Places[edit]

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United States[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • 23 Thalia, an asteroid
  • Thalia (bookstore), a German retailer with outlets in Germany, Switzerland and Austria
  • Thalia Hall, a theatre and concert hall situated in Sibiu, Romania, location of the State Philharmonic of Sibiu
  • HMS Thalia, the name of three ships of the Royal Navy
  • MV Thalia
  • Renault Thalia, a sedan version of Renault Clio, sold in some countries as Renault Symbol
  • Thalia wine, Portuguese wine made from the Trebbiano grape


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