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.
Delphi is carved on the side of Mount Parnassus, one of Greece's tallest peaks, and was dedicated to Apollo, son of Zeus and god of music and sun.
is Mount Parnassus, on the southern slopes of which Delphi is situated?
Purdy and I wandered lonely as clouds borne by a breeze off Mount Parnassus. She must have seen the darkest eyes in the room brim: The next day she gave me a poem she'd chosen especially for me to read to the all-except-for-me white class.
NO Tim Drew managing director, Mount Parnassus Here in Scotland we are seeing economic growth lagging year-on-year that of England.
From the vantage of its Mount Parnassus, it discerns those works that have become--perhaps without our realizing it--indispensable to our account of ourselves.
By naming the store Parnassus Books, she hopes for an emotional response from readers in Nashville, dubbed "the Athens of the South." Mount Parnassus was the source of literature, learning and music in Greek mythology.
EPERITUS is a young Greek soldier on a solitary pilgrimage to the oracle on Mount Parnassus, when he stumbles across a group of travellers outnumbered by renegade deserters from the war in Thebes.
So he headed to tiny Ward, a bump of a hill that is dwarfed by the giant 6,000-foot-plus Mount Parnassus ski area about two hours from Athens, where he grew up.