Video Info
TitleThe tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice - Brendan Pelsue
DescriptionView full lesson: 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.
Word Level2.11
Grade Level6.77
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3 bite creature entry lover palace pray punish queen truly
4 bride funeral poet poetry soul
5 hell temptation
6 beautifully beloved eternity grief mourn plea stumble swear
7 ferry footstep fury goddess grove ivory jealousy
8 dwell frenzy groom stroll vengeance weep
9 adonis babbled bearer boar cerberus charon demonic eurydice fell ganymede hades lyre maenad myrrah nymph orpheus persephone pygmalion sculpted sisyphus slithering strum styx tantalus underworld venus zeus