Marsyas is a 150 meter-long, ten storey high sculpture designed by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond. It was on show at Tate Modern gallery, London in 2003 and was commissioned as part of the Unilever Series. Marsyas is the third in a series of commissions for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall and the first to make use of the entire spa
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In Greek myth, a satyr particularly associated with music.
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In Greek mythology, a Phrygian satyr who found the flute discarded by the goddess Athena and challenged
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legendary Greek figure of Anatolian origin. According to the usual Greek version, Marsyas found the aulos (double pipe) that the goddess Athena had ... [2 related articles]
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Marsyas (mär'sēus) , in Greek mythology, Phrygian satyr. He found the flute that Athena had invented but had thrown away. He became so skillful with the instrument that he challenged the lyre-playing Apollo to a contest. Apollo accepted on the condition that the victor might do as he ...
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In Greek mythology, Marsyas was a satyr who took up the pipes thrown down by the goddess Athena and challenged the god Apollo to a musical contest. On losing, he was flayed alive.
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In Greek mythology, a Phrygian satyr who found the flute discarded by the goddess Athena and challenged Apollo to a musical contest judged by the Muses. On losing, he was flayed alive, his blood sourcing the River Marsyas. Athena had invented the flute but rejected the instrument as playing it distorted her face. The story was described in Ovid'...
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Marsyas (also known as Marsyas II, 1940–30 May 1964) was a French Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. He was the dominant stayer in France in the mid-1940s winning four consecutive editions of the 4,000 metre Prix du Cadran between 1944 and 1947. He proved equally successful when campaigned in Britain in 1946. After winning seventeen
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In Greek mythology, the satyr Marsyas (Μαρσύας) is a central figure in two stories involving death: in one, he picked up the double flute (aulos) that had been abandoned by Athena and played it; in the other, he challenged Apollo to a contest of music and lost his hide and life. In Antiquity, literary sources often emphasise the hubris`` ..
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Marsyas is a genus of beetles in the family Carabidae, containing the following species: ...
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