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In Greek mythology, Erato (Ἐρατώ) is one of the Greek Muses. The name means “desired” or “lovely”, being derived from the same root as Eros, as Apollonius of Rhodes alludes to in Book III of his Argonautica. Erato is the Muse of lyric poetry, especially love and erotic poetry. In the Orphic hymn to the Muses, it is Erato who charms the sight. Since the Renaissance she is often shown with a wreath of Representations show her holding a golden arrow, reminding one of the “eros”, the feeling that she inspires in everybody, and at times she is accompanied by the god Eros, holding a torch.