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►Greek Mythology: “Orpheus and Eurydice”:

“The Myth and a Brief Story by Andreas Keller”(Nannus):

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"Orpheus and Eurydice" by John Roddam Spencer Stanhope.- “Orpheus and Eurydice” by John Roddam Spencer Stanhope.-

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Orpheus was usually said to be the son of the Thracian king Oiagros and Kalliope, one of the Muses. He was a devoted follower of Dionysos and a wonderful singer and musician. He was such a great singer that everyone and everything were moved and charmed by his music, men, birds, beasts, rocks, trees and rivers!

He had been taught to play the lyre by Apollo, and such was his skill on the instrument, together with the sweetness of his singing voice, that he could charm wild animals and even cause trees to uproot themselves and follow in his steps. 

He also participated in the expedition of Jason and the Argonauts and he saved his companions from death by the Sirens, the monstrous women who were singing…

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