TABLE OF CONTENTS 

John Dillon: The Muses in the Platonic Academy
Penelope Murray: The Muses in Antiquity
Karin Schlapbach: The Temporality of the Muses: A Reading of the Sister Goddesses in Late Antique Latin Literature
Peter Dronke: The Muses and Medieval Latin Poets
Ulrich Pfisterer: The Muses’ Grief. Jacopo de’ Barbari on Painting, Poetry and Cultural Transfer in the North
Kathleen W. Christian: The Multiplicity of the Muses: The Reception of Antique Images of the Muses in Italy, 1400–1600
Brigitte Van Wymeersch: The Muses and Musical Inspiration in Early Modern France: The Case of Pontus de Tyard and Mersenne
Jan Söffner: Poetic Frenzy and the Afterlife of the Muses in Ficino’s In Platonis Ionem and Bruno’s De gli heroici furori
Clare E. L. Guest: The Growth of the Pygmy Muses: the Muses in Italian Sixteenth-century Poetics
Claudia Wedepohl: Mnemosyne, the Muses and Apollo: Mythology as Epistemology in Aby Warburg’s Bilderatlas