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Clio

Clio is the muse of history. She has a small ponytail and carries a scroll. She is from the 1997 Disney animated film Hercules. She Like all the muses, Clio is a daughter of Zeus and the Titaness Mnemosyne, goddess of memory. Along with her sister Muses, she is considered to dwell at either Mount Helicon or Mount Parnassos. Other common locations for the Muses are Pieria in Thessaly, near to Mount Olympus.

She had one son, Hyacinth, with one of several kings, in various myths—with Pierus or with king Oebalus of Sparta, or with king Amyclas, progenitor of the people of Amyclae, dwellers about Sparta. In a scholium to Euripides' Rhesus, she is also the mother of Hymenaeus and Rhesus. According to Apollodorus, Clio was made to fall in love with Pierus by Aphrodite, for Clio had derided her for her love affair with Adonis. Other accounts credit her as the mother of Linus by Magnes, a poet who was buried at Argos, although Linus has a number of differing parents depending upon the account, including several accounts in which he is the son of Clio's sisters Urania or Calliope.

She is thought to have been the namesake of Cleopatra, the final ruler (or pharaoh) of Ancient Egypt prior to Egypt's absorption by the Roman Empire in 30 BC, as "Cleopatra" in Greek means "Patron of Clio".

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HerculesPhiloctetesHadesMegaraZeus ● Muses: Calliope, Clio, Thalia, Terpsichore, and MelpomenePain and Panic
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