[mahr-see-uh s] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for marsyas

Historical Examples of marsyas

  • The preferring of Apollo and his instruments to Marsyas and his instruments is not at all strange, I said.

  • For Socrates produces the same effect with the voice which Marsyas did with the flute.

  • That you are, and a performer far more wonderful than Marsyas.

  • I thought of Marsyas, whom the god flayed because he had dared to rival him in song.

    The Moon and Sixpence

    W. Somerset Maugham

  • And so shall the children of Apollo suffer and share the pain of Marsyas.