Latin Calliopēfrom Greek Kalliopēkalli-beautiful (fromkallosbeauty) opsop-voicewekw- in Indo-European roots
CALLIOPE, the muse of epic poetry, so named from the sweetness of her vioce (Gr.
founded Greek towns: Soteira, Charis, Achaea, Calliope (Appian, Syr.
The British warship "Calliope" (Captain Pearson) was in the harbour, but succeeded in getting up steam and, standing out to sea, escaped destruction.
Various accounts of their origin are given: they were earth-born, sons of Cronus, sons of Zeus and Calliope, sons of Rhea, of Ops, of the Great Mother and a mystic father, of Apollo and Thalia, of Athena and Helios.
The Queen is a unique ship, featuring the world's largest calliope, specially designed and built for it with 44 brass pipes.