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Introduction

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The culture of ancient Greeks (as of

The «hydraulis» (organ) of Ktesibios

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Τhe first keyboard instrument in the world

Pythagoras’ ”monochord” (single-stringed)

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The monochord was an instrument used to

The Pythagorean ”helicon” (four-stringed)

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It was a stringed instrument used to

The Ptolemaic ”helicon” (eight- stringed)

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It was an ingenious stringed instrument used

The Pythagorean sixchord (”syntonon”)

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It was a stringed board instrument used

The ”lyra” (lyre)

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It was an ancient stringed instrument (invented

The ”varvitos” (barbitos)

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It was a stringed instrument which accompanied

Apollo’s ”kithara” (guitar)

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It was a majestic stringed instrument with

The Homeric ”phorminx”

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It was an eminent stringed instrument of