“ Or·phic (ôrfk) adj. Greek Mythology Of or ascribed to Orpheus: the Orphic poems; Of, relating to, or characteristic of the dogmas, mysteries, and philosophical principles set forth in the poems ascribed to Orpheus.
"Orpheus and Eurydice" An original painting by Emily Balivet. Oil on canvas, After the death of his beloved wife, Eurydice, Orpheus traveled to the underworld to save her. Armed only with his lyre, his song enchanted Hades and Persephone.
Jose Luis Munoz Luque Caliope - In Greek mythology, Calliope ("beautiful-voiced") was the muse of epic poetry, daughter of Zeus and Mnemosyne, and is believed to be Homer's muse, the inspiration for the Odyssey and the Iliad
This is an aesthetic post depicting Eurydice. Eurydice is the wife of Orpheus and the parallel character for Pygmalion’s ivory girl. She is lost to Orpheus in the underworld when he looks back at her out of concern.
This high quality handout has examples of Greek Patterns for your students use in the Art Room! I use this handout when I make paper mache Greek vases with my graders, and with my Kindergarteners when we make Greek Temples.
Cerberus: Three headed dog that Orpheus lulled to sleep with his music. Also shown in Harry Potter as Hagrid's pet named Fluffy that Harry and his friends lulled to sleep in Sorcerers Stone with a flute Hagrid had given them