Essays Tagged: "lyre"

This essay is about the Greek God of Art, Apollo. This goes into detail about the life and times of Apollo and what he encountered along the way.

spects of life in the time of the Greek gods. He was the God of reason and intelligence, music (the lyre), prophecy, medicine and the sun.Apollo is in many respects the model of a Greek god. He repres ...

(6 pages) 110 1 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

A complete description of the Greek god Hermes.

ery mad when he found that it was Hermes who had stolen the cattle, but Hermes had made a very nice lyre and gave the instrument to Apollo. This cleared everything up and they became friends.One chara ...

(2 pages) 108 3 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Pythagoras.

o said to have a large birthmark on his lower thigh. Some of his known hobbies included playing the lyre and reading poetry. He was obviously a well educated child and could recite Homer with the grea ...

(2 pages) 103 3 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

A short characterization on a character named Darcourt in a short story. example of a characterization.

DarcourtIn The Lyre of Orpheus, Robertson Davies writes about a character named Simon Darcourt who is a Professor o ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Recollection: Fact or Fiction?

g previous lives. He starts with this example:"You know what happens to lovers: whenever they see a lyre, a garment, or anything else that their beloved is accustomed to use, they know the lyre, and t ...

(4 pages) 65 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Phaedo: The Immortality of the Soul

can be reminded of one thing by being made conscious of another thing. For instance, if one sees a lyre or an article of clothing that belongs to a beloved, one will immediately be reminded of the pe ... article of clothing that belongs to a beloved, one will immediately be reminded of the person whose lyre or clothing it is.Socrates now re-introduces the Theory of Forms, making Simmias agree that the ...

(4 pages) 97 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Hoffmann's role in The Lyre of Orpheus

Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann plays an extremely important role in The Lyre of Orpheus. His character is vital to plot development, character exposition and theme revelati ... upernatural presence impacts these aspects of the novel. One of the main plot strands of The Lyre of Orpheus "concerns the production of an opera subsidized by the Cornish Foundation - not so m ... an essential element in the afore-mentioned aspects of the novel.Works CitedDavies, Robertson. The Lyre of Orpheus. New York: Penguin, 1990.Gray, Paul. "Whisperings of Intuition". Time. 26 December 1 ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lyricism Among the Romantics.

tead of that of a separate character. The word 'lyric' comes from the Greek stringed instrument the lyre, but with the advent of the printing press and mass literacy, few of the poems are meant to be ...

(4 pages) 39 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Dramatic Monologue - Orpheus and Eurydice.

simply and carelessly. I was considered the most superior musician that ever lived. One strum of my lyre, one note sung, and beasts would crawl to me, rocks would move to be closer, and trees would le ... t I did not let it lull me into a stupor. I decided to take action. Armed with nothing more than my lyre, I descended into the Underworld. My lyre and my voice charmed Cerberus, the three-headed dog w ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Music in Greece prior to the Middle Ages

ortant instruments in ancient Greece were the aulos, a double-pipe, double-reed instrument, and the lyre, a plucked string instrument which is like small harps, and might have sounded something like a ... mall harps, and might have sounded something like a guitar. According to the Greek story, the first lyre was made from a turtle shell by the god Apollo when he was a baby. Apollo was the god of reason ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Conquests of Alexander the Great

philosophy. His uncle, Leonidas, taught Alexander how to play many musical instruments, such as the lyre. Philip II contributed greatly to his son's education and hired the most renowned philosophers ...

(11 pages) 76 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Idea Of Imitation According To Aristotle's "Poetics"

oetic says:"Epic poetry and Tragedy, as also Comedy, Dithyrambic poetry, and most flute-playing and lyre-playing are all, viewed as a whole, modes of imitation."Aristotle does not bring all the types ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Deities and Lesser Spirits

trol of lesser life forms (Theoi Greek Mythology, 2000-2007). Apollo had invented the flute and the lyre. Suprisingly, he had built the walls of Troy while simply playing the lyre. The Theoi Greek Myt ...

(3 pages) 21 0 4.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Poetry Of Sappho

osperous man and had a daughter Kleis. Her poems were lyric poetry, sang in public accompanied by a lyre or flute. Although written many years ago, her poetry contains many issues that are still perti ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Mercury And Hermes

ls. An example is in medicine as the symbol for the Blue Cross.He is also said to have invented the lyre. He did this by killing a turtle and taking its shell.Next, he attached two horns, one to each ... of the Nine Muses who presided over feast, literature, and song. He got the Caduceus by giving the lyre to Apollo.Hermes was a Roman god. He was The son of Zeus and Maia. Like Mercury, He was born in ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Mercury And Hermes

ls. An example is in medicine as the symbol for the Blue Cross.He is also said to have invented the lyre. He did this by killing a turtle and taking its shell.Next, he attached two horns, one to each ... of the Nine Muses who presided over feast, literature, and song. He got the Caduceus by giving the lyre to Apollo.Hermes was a Roman god. He was The son of Zeus and Maia. Like Mercury, He was born in ...

(2 pages) 546 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Mercury And Hermes

ls. An example is in medicine as the symbol for the Blue Cross.He is also said to have invented the lyre. He did this by killing a turtle and taking its shell.Next, he attached two horns, one to each ... of the Nine Muses who presided over feast, literature, and song. He got the Caduceus by giving the lyre to Apollo.Hermes was a Roman god. He was The son of Zeus and Maia. Like Mercury, He was born in ...

(2 pages) 622 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Proposal on the Effects of Music on People With Schizophrenia

erapist or the client. These include delicate bells and shakers, gongs, drums, cymbals, xylophones, lyre or guitar and are used as appropriate depending on the client.ProcedureA proposal wil ...

(6 pages) 11 0 0.0 Dec/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness