The tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice - Brendan Pelsue

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The marriage of Orpheus, the greatest of all poets and musicians, to Eurydice, a wood nymph, was heralded as the perfect union. Anyone could tell the couple was deeply in love. So when their wedding ceremony ended in Eurydice's untimely death, Orpheus had no choice but to venture into the underworld to try to reclaim his lost love. Brendan Pelsue shares the tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice.

Lesson by Brendan Pelsue, animation by Anton Bogaty.

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  • Ciovy28

    only time when the under world is a better place to be...

  • Bhavya Govil

    You guys just helped me ace my myth hw

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  • Kpopster Jean

    I remember reading this. But the feels are still there ;-;

  • พาสต้า พาสตี้ พาสตู้

    It's amazing how many country has some myth that has the similar story. what I could remember is Japanese also has one but the end is not end happily.

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