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Subject: The etymology of Orpheus - Mike C pls check it out
Author: Pavlos   (guest, 212.251.72.135)
Date: November 30, 2001 at 3:25:08 AM
The name Orpheus is most probably derived from the Greek "orphne," meaning darkness of the night or of the netherworld (Liddell-Scott). "Orphne" itself is related to "orion" (limit) and "phos" (light).

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