"Blooming." The Muse of comedy and pastoral poetry. She also favored rural persuits. Her attributes are a comic mask, a wreath of ivy, and a shepherd's crook. She became the mother of the Corybantes by Apollo.1
Thalia is portrayed with the comic mask in one hand and the sheperd's crook in the other.
- Aken, Dr. A.R.A. van. (1961). Elseviers Mythologische Encyclopedie. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
- Cooper, J.C., ed. (1997). Brewer's Book of Myth and Legend. Oxford: Helicon Publishing Ltd.
- Hesiod. Theogony, 77.