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(mär`sēəs), in Greek mythology, Phrygian satyr. He found the flute that Athena had invented but had thrown away. He became so skillful with the instrument that he challenged the lyre-playing Apollo to a contest. Apollo accepted on the condition that the victor might do as he would with the vanquished. The Muses, acting as judges, awarded the contest to Apollo. Apollo promptly flayed Marsyas for his presumption. The river Marsyas sprang from his blood or from the tears of his mourners. Among the many statues depicting this event is the Flaying of Marsyas, in the Villa Albani, Rome.


flute player who challenges Apollo, loses, and is flayed alive for his presumption. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 588]
See: Torture


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References in classic literature ?
I thought of Marsyas, whom the god flayed because he had dared to rival him in song.
It seems to me that you are the young Apollo and that I am Marsyas listening to you.
The preferring of Apollo and his instruments to Marsyas and his instruments is not at all strange, I said.
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In 2002, Simmonds designed the sculpture Marsyas for artist Anish Kapoor at the Tate Modern, London.
In this, the 300th anniversary of the birth of the great British landscape designer, Capability Brown, who visited Llandeilo in the 18th century and is associated with the construction of the gardens in Dinefwr Park, there will be a concert by the Marsyas Trio on the opening Sunday of the week.
The Sonata Tribus with violin and piano will soon be recorded by the flautist Hana Brozova, while Marsyas for piccolo and piano has been recorded by Jean-Louis Beaumadier in France.
Bartholomew suffers the same fate as the satyr Marsyas, flayed for his hubris.
But, as evidenced in his own dark-toned, painterly depiction of the myth--dog lapping up Marsyas' blood, spectators looking on, Marsyas strangely peaceful in the throes of torture--Titian knew there are approaches that lay between these two artistic extremes.
Saade family, which operates another winery, Marsyas, in the Bekaa Valley, its first vines were planted in 2003.