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  • KatLuvs2Read

    Eurydice - Greek mythology - was an oak nymph, one of the daughters of Apollo. She was the wife of Orpheus, who loved her dearly. One day, a satyr saw & pursued her & she stepped on a venomous snake, dying instantly. Distraught, Orpheus played and sang so mournfully that all the nymphs & gods wept & told him to travel to the Underworld and retrieve her, which he gladly did. After his music softened the hearts of Hades and Persephone, he was allowed to take her back to the world of the living.

  • Kanai Gandhi

    The tragic love story of Eurydice and Orpheus. Orpheus is about to get Eurydice back from the underworld, on the condition to trust her and not to check if she follows. But on the last minute, he turns around and looks back. and she fades into darkness.

  • Elina Roiba

    Christian Gottlieb Kratzenstein, Orpheus and Eurydice, 1806, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen

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