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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  • Ale 2888

    This kind of reminds me of the book of life

  • Hafidz Trisrinaldy

    Venus? You meant Aphrodite?

  • kitty cat

    Anyone know the songs at 1:25 and 2:50 they sound very beautiful and peaceful

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  • Nimbus

    Did that damn snake die?

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