Orphism

noun
Or·phism | \ˈȯr-ˌfi-zəm \

Definition of Orphism 

: a mystic Greek religion offering initiates purification of the soul from innate evil and release from the cycle of reincarnation

First Known Use of Orphism

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Orphism

Orpheus, its reputed founder

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The first known use of Orphism was in 1880

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