Mnemosyne in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology
（Μνημοσύνη), i. e. memory, a daughter of Uranus, and one of
the Titanides, became by Zeus the mother of the Muses. (Hom.
Hymn. in Merc. 429; Hes. Th. 54, 915; Diod. 5.67; Orph. Hymn.
76; Cic. De Nat. Deor. 3.21.) Pausanias (1.2.4) mentions a
statue of Mnemosyne at Athens; and near the oracle of
Tropllonius she had a sacred well and a throne. (Paus. 9.39.4,
&c.) - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and
mythology, William Smith, Ed.