- poetry or poets collectively
- any center of poetic or artistic activity
Origin of Parnassusafter Mount Parnassus
mountain in central Greece, near the Gulf of Corinth: 8,061 ft (2,457 m): sacred to Apollo and the Muses in ancient times
Origin of ParnassusClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Parnasos
A mountain, about 2,457 m (8,061 ft) high, of central Greece north of the Gulf of Corinth. In ancient times it was sacred to Apollo, Dionysus, and the Muses. Delphi was at the foot of the mountain.