The Orphic poems; Orphic mysteries.
A large number of writings in the tone of the Orphic religion were ascribed to Orpheus.
He belonged to the circle of Peisistratus at Athens, and was the founder of an Orphic community.
" Orphic Cosmogony."
Harrison, Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion (2nd ed., 1908, with a critical appendix by Gilbert Murray on the Orphic tablets); E.
In the Orphic cosmogony the origin of all goes back to Chronos, the personification of time, who produces Aether and Chaos.