25. To the Muses and Apollo

By Mythopedia Staff
Translated by Hugh G. Evelyn-White1914

TO THE MUSES AND APOLLO

(1–7) I will begin with the Muses and Apollo and Zeus. For it is through the Muses and Apollo that there are singers upon the earth and players upon the lyre; but kings are from Zeus. Happy is he whom the Muses love: sweet flows speech from his lips. Hail, children of Zeus! Give honour to my song! And now I will remember you and another song also.