Orpheus and Eurydice
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Published by s.n.] in [Montreal? .
Written in English

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Statementby Sam Scribble.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (16 fr.).
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20996248M
ISBN 100665273843

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Mar 01,  · Orpheus and Eurydice retells a classical story from Greek mythology. The story has got everything a good story should have: a bad omen, jealousy, everlasting love and powerful forces intervening in the lives of the mortal, where even bringing somebody back to life is possible.4/5. Mar 30,  · Orpheus and Eurydice Paperback. Edward Eaton. out of 5 stars 5. $ Editorial Reviews From School Library Journal. Gr –These chapter books offer details about three Greek myths and are shorter and easier to read than Rick Riordan's “Percy Jackson & the Olympians” (Hyperion) books–though they will appeal to fans of that series. /5(2). I first read this book when it first came out in I just reread it aloud to myself. I love Gregory Orr's rendition of the myth of Orpheus & Eurydice. More than any other one I've ever read, this one has music. It's very short and easy to read in one sitting/5. Unfortunately, Orpheus is overcome with passion just as they reach the exit. He turns to look at Eurydice and she is immediately sent back to the Underworld – forever. Orpheus is devastated (again) and roams around Greece playing sad songs. Eventually, he is ripped to shreds by a .

The myth of Orpheus and Eurydice is similar to the story of Lot. The analogy of "not looking back" is of great importance to both stories. In the Book of Genesis, when God decided to destroy Sodom and Gomorrah, two cities drowned in sins, he ordered a good man, Lot, to take his family and leave the area. Orpheus fell in love with Eurydice a woman of unique beauty; they got married and lived happily for many years. Hymen was called to bless the marriage and he predicted that their perfection was not meant to last for years. At some time, soon after his omen, Eurydice was wandering in the forest with the Nymphs, when Aristaeus, a shepherd saw her and was beguiled by her beauty. Ovid’s story of Orpheus and Eurydice is in conversation with Virgil’s account of it in the Georgics. Ovid fills in details Virgil leaves out and leaves out the details Virgil includes. Unlike Virgil, Ovid adds a wedding, Orpheus’s encounter with Pluto and Proserpina, and the effect of Orpheus’s song on the inhabitants of the underworld. Jan 16,  · Orpheus was describing how Eurydice went one day to visit his half-brother, Aristaeus, king of beekeepers, and how Aristaeus was seized with .

Orpheus and Eurydice: A Grecian Tragedy; Plato's Version (Classic Reprint) [John Pennie Jr.] on prideinpill.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from Orpheus and Eurydice: A Grecian Tragedy; Plato's Version Strict rules in composition are pedantic; better with some errors than hypercritically perfect. An epic poem should move the passions and affections with elegant and Author: John Pennie Jr. Eurydice book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Sarah Ruhl re-imagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of it /5. Orpheus was taken to Had by unfortunate love. He wanted to get the soul of his wife Eurydice out of there. The story is in the Book Summary. Orpheus and Eurydice (Metamorphoses, Book 10) God Hymen was present at a weeding after which he visited Orpheus but he brought bad luck so his wife Eurydice died soon after the weeding. Orpheus And Eurydice When gods and shepherds piped and the stars sang, that was the day of musicians! But the triumph of Phoebus Apollo himself was not so wonderful as the triumph of a mortal man who lived on earth, though some say that he came of divine lineage.