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Orpheus vs. Orpheus

THE HYMNS OF ORPHEUS       vs       THE ORPHIC HYMNS
by Orpheus                                                         by Orpheus
Translated by Thomas Taylor                         Translated by A. Athanassakis
306 pp. Philosophical Research Society      146 pp. Society of Biblical Literature

The beauty of the Orphic Hymns lies primarily in the mystery of their provenance. Legendary poet Orpheus, companion of Jason, descender into Hades, and father of