It ran in the direction of Orphic and Bacchic Thrace to the north.
"Starving will kill as dead as hanging," was Lieders's Orphic response to this.
He was represented in the Orphic Theology under the mixed symbol of a lion and serpent: and sometimes of a serpent only.
And Orphic purity was mainly, though not entirely, the result of moral discipline.
He did not so much write articles upon the health of his mistress as deliver Orphic sentences.
The pantheism of the Orphic theology is constantly apparent.
No Orphic festivals on Mount Cithaeron ever raged more wildly.
The authors of the Orphic cosmogony appear to have begun with some remarks on Time ((Greek text omitted)).
These were the Orphic hymns, which were sung by the Lycomed at Athens.
These are the oracles and Orphic words that get lodged in the mind and bend a man's most stubborn will.
1670s, from Greek orphikos "pertaining to Orpheus," master musician of Thrace, son of Eagrus and Calliope, husband of Eurydice, whose name (of unknown origin) was associated with mystic doctrines. Related: Orphism.