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Calliope [Kalʹ-lĭ-o-pe, 4 syl., Greek, καλoζ, pψ, beautiful voice]

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The muse of epic or heroic poetry. Her emblems are a stylus and wax tablets. The painting of this Muse by Ercolana Ercolanetti (1615–1687) and her statue by Clementi (who died in 1580) are very celebrated.

⁂ The Greek word is Kαλλιoa;πη, in which the i is short. Erroneously called “Calīope.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Call to the Bar
Call to the Pastorate
Call to the Unconverted
Call (To)
Called
Callabre or Calaber
Caller Herrings
Calligraphy (The art of)
Callimachos
Calling
Calliope [Kal-lĭ-o-pe, 4 syl., Greek, καλoζ, pψ, beautiful voice]
Callipolis
Callippic Period
Callirrhoe
Calomel
Caloyers
Calpe
Calumet [the peace - pipe]
Calvary [bare skull], Golgotha [skull]
Calvary Clover
Calvary Cross (A)

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Calli`ope