Mnemosyne

February 28, 2011 at 10:02 pm (Gods and Goddesses, Greek Names, Mythology Names, Used in Harry Potter)

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Greek Mythology
Pronunciation: neh mawh-see-nee

means “remembrance” in Greek. In mythology Mnemosyne was the goddess of memory and mother of the 9 muses after sleeping with Zeus 9 consecutive nights.

picture: Mnemosyne by Dante Rossetti

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