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    The Discovery Of The Lyre

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    Mesopotamia is the Bull-Headed Lyre. The discovery of the lyre has reinvented the way that history professionals evaluate early human civilization. The Bull-Headed Lyre has impacted history by creating a foundation for an expression of beliefs about wealth in the Sumerian culture. This will be examined through a visual analysis of the Bull-Headed Lyre, evaluating its discovery, and analyzing its representation of wealth. There is a lot of meaning behind the Bull-Headed Lyre. The bull’s head is a representation

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    It was the year 1929, and the oldest discovered piece of ancient sheet music was inscribed on a stone tablet unearthed in a Hurrian ruin near Lake Van, Turkey. The lyre piece, translated from Hurrian as “Princess Atyah’s Song” was then transcribed and interpreted by modern string aficionado Michael E. Levy into a contemporary rendition at an Ancient History symposium in Chicago. It was perhaps an ill-fated decision, to take something filled with some much sacred potential, and bring it into the modern

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    After Hermes mischievously stole Apollo’s cattle but gave him a lyre in exchange for the animals, everyone was under the impression that Hermes and Apollo had made up. Even the all-knowing Zeus was confident that the brothers were friends again, however Apollo’s twin sister Artemis was not convinced. Although Apollo had been pleased with the lyre, she did not think it was enough of a consensus for what Hermes had done. Rather, Artemis wanted to get back at Hermes for stealing from their brother

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    energetic. The ancestors, knowing that Lyres would be dangerous to their people, built their village on the other side of the Couler river, far away from the Lyre Kingdom. Due to their efficient farming, their diet consists of many vegetables, fruits, bread, meat, and crystal flowers. These crystal flowers give them powerful abilities according to the different colours of the flower which is how they have defended themselves from the attacks of Lyres. Lyres

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    Heroic Trials of Ancient Greece and the Near East Various pieces of art found thousands of years ago depict characters based on certain events and legends. I will be analyzing two works of art: The Sound Box of the Great Lyre, a wooden music box (33 x 11 cm) found in present-day Iraq c. 2600-2500 BCE, and Lapith Fighting a Centaur, a high metope relief (1.42 m) on the side of the Parthenon in Ancient Greece c. 447-432 BCE. The former represents a bull with a low relief under its head, depicting

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    morality for humanity and divinity, however, if this was true why in the Iliad does it allude to there being an uprising against him by Poseidon, Hera and Athena? 2. The two instruments associated with Apollo are the lyre and silver bow and arrows. Through the lyre he is shown to be passionate and compassionate to others. This signifies his role as a musical god, one that is enthralled with competition, but also in tune with (humanoid) emotions. Since, he is in touch with himself (his emotions)

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    Clearly the harmony of the lyre is not immortal. Harmony doesn’t survive the lyre, but rather is dependent upon the lyre. The lyre is similar to the human body and soul. Harmony is divine and incorporeal. However, the human body is much like the lyre in that it is both corporeal and visible. Because the lyre is held together in the proper way and at the right degrees, it is able to exist just as the soul does only through

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    Greek instrument of the lyre, as the outer stars took the form of the frame, with the inner stars forming the strings. The tale surrounding Orpheus was developed later after its discovery Creation Mythology Apollo, God of Music gave the young Orpheus a golden lyre created in the forges of Olympus, and taught the boy how to play it. Orpheus led a privileged life, being the son of the Thracian King, allowing his skills on the instrument to flourish as he grew older. Orpheus' lyre music could charm even

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    such as; idiophones, membranophones, aerophones, and chordophones. This showed that even in one of the world’s earliest civilization, music played an important role in people’s everyday lives. One of the most known instrument from this time is the Lyre (Figure 1). Having this knowledge, allows a chance to look at how music intertwines into the lives of the ancient Mesopotamians and Egyptians. The idiophone is one of the simplest instrument of the ones listed. An

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    This myth was also important to Hermes because he started to become a musician by creating a lyre instrument.Another myth that Hermes completed was that he stole a herd of cow’s belongings from his brother Apollo to complete the lyre. In order of Hermes to complete the lyre, he needed at least seven strings. After Apollo finding out that Hermes stole his cow’s, he got furious and told Zeus. This myth is important because he had listened

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