Pierian spring

Pierian spring
the subst.
(mytologi) musenes kilde (i Pieria)

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  • Pierian Spring — Class. Myth. a fountain in Pieria, sacred to the Muses and supposedly conferring inspiration or learning on anyone who drank from it. * * * Pierian spring, the fountain of knowledge and poetic inspiration: »A little learning is a dangerous thing; …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pierian spring — /paɪˌɪəriən ˈsprɪŋ/ (say puy.earreeuhn spring) noun a sacred fountain in Pieria, said to inspire those who drank from it …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Pierian Spring — Class. Myth. a fountain in Pieria, sacred to the Muses and supposedly conferring inspiration or learning on anyone who drank from it. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pierian — Pi*e ri*an, a. [L. Pierius, from Mount Pierus, in Thessaly, sacred to the Muses.] Of or pertaining to Pierides or Muses. [1913 Webster] Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Pieria — (Syria) was a province of Roman Syria. Infobox Pref GR name = Pieria name local = Nomos Pierias flag reg = Flag of Greek Macedonia.svg periph = Central Macedonia capital = Katerini population = 134,739 population as of = 2005 pop rank = 26th pop… …   Wikipedia

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