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The Hymns of Orpheus

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Published by Phanes Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Translations into English,
  • New Age / Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • Greek poetry,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • Poetry,
  • General,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Poetry & poets,
  • Poetry texts & anthologies,
  • Gods, Greek,
  • Hymns, Greek (Classical)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8389363M
ISBN 100933999410
ISBN 109780933999411
OCLC/WorldCa27225809

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The Orphic Hymns are a set of pre-classical poetic compositions, attributed to the culture hero Orpheus, himself the subject of a renowned myth. In reality, these poems were probably composed by several different poets. Reminiscent of the Rig-Veda, the Orphic Hymns contain a rich set of clues about prehistoric European mythology. The Mystical Initiations or Hymns of Orpheus Translated from the original Greek by Thomas Taylor ZZZ XQLYHUVDOWKHRVRSK\ FRP. Wisdom of the Ages Series Preface There is doubtless a revolution in the literary, correspondent to that of the natural world. The face of . ORPHIC HYMNS 1 - 40 1. To Prothyraea 2. To Nyx (Night) 3. To Uranus (the Sky) 4. To Aether 5. To Protogonus 6. To Astron (the Stars) 7. To Helius (the Sun) 8. To Selene (the Moon) 9. To Phusis (Nature) To Pan To Heracles To Cronus To Rhea "The Orphic Hymns are a set of pre-classical poetic compositions, attributed to the culture hero Orpheus, himself the subject of a renowned myth. In reality, these poems were probably composed by several different poets. Reminiscent of the Rig-Veda, the Orphic Hymns contain a rich set of clues about prehistoric European mythology.3/5(8).

The 'hymns' are full of luminosity, and appeal directly to the poetic soul of the reader, as the archetype of Orpheus is given voice.3/5(8). The best-selling English translation of the mysterious and cosmic Greek poetry known as the Orphic Hymns. At the very beginnings of the Archaic Age, the great singer Orpheus taught a new religion that centered around the immortality of the human soul and its journey after death.   Description. The present volume is a verbatim reproduction of Thomas Taylor’s 2nd Edition of his Hymns of Orpheus. This 2nd edition () represents Taylor’s effort to significantly emend, alter and add to his 1st edition (). The Myth of Orpheus Hymns of Orpheus in Renaissance Astrological Magic The Myth of Orpheus from Bulfinch's Mythology CHAPTER XXIV Orpheus was the son of Apollo and the Muse Calliope. He was presented by his father with a lyre and taught to play upon it, which he did to such perfection that nothing could withstand the charm of his music.