Marsyas

In Greek myth, a satyr particularly associated with music.

Marsyas

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

[genus] Marsyas is a genus of beetles in the family Carabidae, containing the following species: ...
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Marsyas

[sculpture] 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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Marsyas

a satyr who challenged Apollo to a contest in flute playing and was flayed alive when he lost
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Marsyas

In Greek mythology, a Phrygian satyr who found the flute discarded by the goddess Athena and challenged
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Marsyas

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

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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Marsyas

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

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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