In ancient Greek mythology, Mount Helicon and its springs are the home of the Muses. One of its springs, Hippocrene, was created when Pegasus struck his hoof against the ground, causing a spring to emerge. It was at this spring that Narcissus fell in love with his own magnificence, but there abound stories of poets, artists, and musicians who all found their creative inspiration at Helicon. In Hesiod's Theogony, he says:
"From the Heliconian Muses let us begin to sing,
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The Muse, by Claude Lorrain, 1628