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  • Φωτογραφίες The “Spelios” Cave of Antissa: The Oracle of Orpheus on Lesvos
  • Φωτογραφίες The “Spelios” Cave of Antissa: The Oracle of Orpheus on Lesvos
  • Φωτογραφίες The “Spelios” Cave of Antissa: The Oracle of Orpheus on Lesvos
  • Φωτογραφίες The “Spelios” Cave of Antissa: The Oracle of Orpheus on Lesvos
  • Φωτογραφίες Orpheus Cave

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Uploaded 1 Νοέμβριος 2015

Recorded Νοέμβριος 2015

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253 m
196 m
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2,66 km

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κοντά στην περιοχή Ántissa, North Aegean (Greece)

The Ciconian women, followers of Dionysus,first threw sticks and stones at Orpheus as he played, but his music was so beautiful even the rocks and branches refused to hit him. Enraged, the women tore him to pieces during the frenzy of their Bacchic orgies.

His head and lyre, still singing mournful songs, floated down the swift Hebrus river to the Mediterranean shore. There, the winds and waves carried them on to the Lesbos shore, where the inhabitants buried his head in the cave and a shrine was built in his honour. There his oracle prophesied, until it was silenced by Apollo. In addition to the people of Lesbos,
An easy walk especially for Ceocachers

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  • Φωτογραφίες egaleocity

    egaleocity 6 Μαρ 2016

    I have followed this trail  View more

    Got lost, but was my fault

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