Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

MELPOMENE

Greek Tragic drama Goddess

Goddess of Tragedy

One of the Muses, Melpomene inspires playwrights and actors to create sorrowful drama.

The nearest she gets to a happy ending is when the two tragic lovers die pointless horrible deaths due to a silly misunderstanding over a shopping list.

Melpomene Facts and Figures

Name: Melpomene
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Dramatic tragedy
Area of expertise: Tragedy, Drama

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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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