Mount Parnassus


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Noun1.Mount Parnassus - (Greek mythology) a mountain in central Greece where (according to Greek mythology) the Muses livedMount Parnassus - (Greek mythology) a mountain in central Greece where (according to Greek mythology) the Muses lived; known as the mythological home of music and poetry; "Liakoura is the modern name of Mount Parnassus"
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
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On the slope of Mount Parnassus was the famous Delphi, whither Cadmus was going.
David McCabe will ride the pacesetting Naigani, while Seamus Heffernan, on his first appearance in Britain since being accused - and later cleared - of riding to team tactics in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, will partner Mount Parnassus.
Meanwhile, former stable-jockey Michael Kinane has three rides for Aidan O'Brien at Newmarket today - Brave Tin Soldier in the Group 1 Shadwell Middle Park Stakes, Theann in the Group 1 Sky Bet Cheveley Park Stakes and once-raced Mount Parnassus in the first division of the seven-furlong, two-year-old maiden.
Broad follows geologists to the flanks of Mount Parnassus in search of a gas vent and describes an astonishing find: a fault similar to the one in ancient descriptions of the temple at Delphi.
THOUSANDS of years ago, my ultimate grandmother eked out an existence at the foot of Mount Parnassus in Greece.
1 -- color) Nicolas Poussin used pen and brown ink and wash in ``Appollo and the Muses on Mount Parnassus.