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Orpheus tries to save Eurydice……. :
Will Orpheus’ music enchant the Lord of the Dead, Hades?
Well, eventually, Hades is so stricken by the beautiful music Orpheus is playing, that he decides to give Orpheus a chance to save his wife, Eurydice, from the Underworld.
….. On one condition.
Orpheus must walk out of Hades (the Underworld), and trust that Eurydice is following behind him, but, if he falters in this trust, and he looks back at her to check, .. Eurydice, will sink back into the Underworld.
AND, that is exactly what happened.

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laurabroussard, orpheus, eurydice, love, hades, greek mythology

Comments

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 2 years ago

    how wonderful and a GREAT title! I have always loved that story!

  • Thank you so much, Charmiene !!!!
    I’m really going through a Greek Mythology kick, right now.
    I appreciate your compliment and fave so much !!!!!!

    – LauraBroussard

  • RosaCobos
    RosaCobosover 2 years ago

    In the misery of Death…the promise of the eternal returning. Mysery of Heaven, like the mirror of the Underworld. Precious light of the ephemeral and of the heavy pain. If you read Thomas Moore you will find how much theser stories are related to our own soul and realization.
    Hugs to you.
    Rosa

  • I will check Thomas Moore’s writings. Thank you so much !!!! xx

    – LauraBroussard

  • barnsis
    barnsisover 2 years ago

    A stunning and amazingly beautiful cloud display. Instant fav for me.

  • Thank you so much, my buddy !!!

    – LauraBroussard

  • Lisa  Jewell
    Lisa Jewellover 2 years ago

    stunning,

    you’ve captured the story perfectly xxxx

  • Thank you so much, Lisa !!

    – LauraBroussard

  • Revenant
    Revenantover 2 years ago

    You have to admire that Hades bloke for his understanding of human frailty. Death suffers from a bad rep, IMO.

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 2 years ago

  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBooover 2 years ago

    amazing capture

  • Solomon Walker
    Solomon Walkerover 2 years ago

    an excellent photo capture Laura

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