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Orpheus was a legendary musician, poet, and prophet in Greek mythology.
Orpheus lost his love, Eurydice. Afterwards, according to legend, Orpheus was dismembered by a group of Thrakian women and his corpse was taken to the sea. His head and lyre reached the island of Lesbos, where the residents constructed a tomb for him in the southern region.
- In some stories, Orpheus is counted among the Argonauts.
- The mural featuring Orpheus is based on the reconstruction of Polygnotus' Nekyia.