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He wore a small silver ring pierced through his left eyebrow.
She engages with Eurydice in a series of c. These stories are such that we might feel safer keeping them at the outer edges of our moral and cultural maps. But when Ovid and Ettinger are placed in mutual dialogue, boundaries are submerged. For all the discomfort they might induce in us, the stories have the potential to remake us, if we agree to look back, but not like Orpheus with a gaze that disfigures and kills. Newly wed Eurydice is taking a stroll with her attendants when she is bitten by a snake and drops dead. Consumed by grief, her husband Orpheus undertakes the descent to Hades in an attempt to convince Persephone and Pluto to give the two of them a second chance.
The Fate of Orpheus on the Operatic Stage: Death and Transfiguration Peter Burian 1 Although not a subject of Greek tragedy, the story of the ill-fated love of Orpheus and Eurydice is, in the usual telling, of the kind we commonly call tragic. Here in outline is the tale as it came down to the European Middle Ages and Renaissance, and ultimately to us, thanks largely to its retelling in Vergil Georgics 4. Orpheus could not be consoled and finally resolved to enter the underworld himself and plead with the gods below for her release from the bonds of death. He charmed everyone, from Charon the ferryman, to the monsters of Hades, to the very gods of the world below. Indeed, his song and the music of his lyre so enchanted Plutus and Persephone that they allowed him to take Eurydice from the land of the dead to the light above, but on one condition: that he not look back on her until they had left the underworld. Driven by a mixture of motives, Orpheus broke this pact.
- Глаза ее смотрели сурово. - Доктор. - Зюсс. - Он пожал плечами. - Ладно, - нахмурилась Сьюзан.
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