In Greek meethology, Erato // (Auncient Greek: Ἐρατώ) is ane o the Greek Muses. The name would mean "desired" or "lovely", if derived frae the same ruit as Eros, as Apollonius o Rhodes playfully suggestit in the invocation tae Erato that begins Beuk III o his Argonautica. Erato is the Muse o lyric poetry, especially romantic an erotic poetry.
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- Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, III.1-5, on-line text