The tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice - Brendan Pelsue

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by TED-Ed
published on 27 January 2020

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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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TED-Ed. (2020, January 27). The tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice - Brendan Pelsue. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1927/the-tragic-myth-of-orpheus-and-eurydice---brendan/

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TED-Ed. "The tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice - Brendan Pelsue." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Jan 2020. Web. 13 Jul 2024.

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