Canola (mythology)


Canola (mythology)

In Irish mythology, Canola was the mythical inventor of the harp. After having an argument with her lover, she left his bed in the middle of the night to take a walk. She heard beautiful music and sat down, soon falling asleep. When she woke up the next morning, Canola realized the wind had made the music by blowing through partially rotted sinew still attached to a whale skeleton. She designed the harp based on this.


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