Definitions for "Orpheus "
Keywords:  eurydice, lyre, hades, thracian, muse
The famous mythic Thracian poet, son of the Muse Calliope, and husband of Eurydice. He is reputed to have had power to entrance beasts and inanimate objects by the music of his lyre.
musician and son of Apollo and a Muse; he was an expert lyre player; the most famous story about Orpheus concerns his wife Eurydice who died shortly after their marriage; Orpheus entered Hades and convinced Hades to allow Eurydice to return to life by means of his beautiful song on the lyre; the condition which Hades required was that Orpheus not turn around to look at his wife who would be following him out of Hades until after returning to earth; however, Orpheus looked back and lost his wife forever.
(Greek mythology) a great musician; when his wife Eurydice died he went to Hades to get her back but failed
Orpheus is a Massive Multiplayer Online Strategy Space Simulation based on Celestia by Chris Laurel. Thousands of other players in one galaxy can explore more than
Keywords:  simmons, batman, alex, october, comics
Orpheus is a DC comics character created by Alex Simmons, who first appears in Batman: Orpheus Rising (October, 2001).
Orpheus is a text-mode menu- and window- driven audio player application for CDs, Ogg, MP3, and Internet stream broadcasts. It can retrieve CDDB information for compact discs with HTTP , read ID tags from MP3 and Ogg files, and save and load playlists. The color schemes are configurable.