Euphrosyne was one of the three Charites and the goddess of good cheer, mirth, merriment and joy. Her name is the feminine form of the Greek word euphrosynos meaning “merriment”.

Residence: Mount Olympus
Parents: Zeus and Eurynome
Siblings: The Charites

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Euphrosyne (left) depicted with her sisters on The Three Graces by Antonia Canova at the Hermitage, St. Petersburg. (c) Makthorpe

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