Eurydice


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Eurydice

(yo͞orĭd`ĭsē): see OrpheusOrpheus
, in Greek mythology, celebrated Thracian musician. He was the son of Calliope by Apollo or, according to another legend, by Oeagrus, a king of Thrace. Supposedly, the music of his lyre was so beautiful that when he played, wild beasts were soothed, trees danced, and
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Eurydice

doomed to eternal death when Orpheus disobeys Hades. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 97]

Eurydice

transformed into a bacchante to suit enamored Zeus. [Fr. Operetta: Offenbach, Orpheus in Hades, Westerman, 271–272]
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In this play, Eurydice makes her own choice consciously and of her own free will.
This association is insinuated grammatically even before being explicitly depicted, for Orpheus' uncertainty as to whether Eurydice is still there and his consequential desire to see her following behind him--that is, to achieve a cognitive possession of her--is inflected throughout in the subjunctive ("sie kamen doch," "nur warens zwei," "musste er sie sehen").
Todo indica que las reformas que se estan aplicando en muchos paises de Europa tratan de responder a las nuevas realidades educativas que emergen como consecuencia de los procesos globales de cambio social inducidos por el cambio de tendencias economicas y cambios colectivos en la mentalidad y los valores de los ciudadanos (MEC, 2012; EURYDICE, 2013).
Two classic versions of Orpheus and Eurydice come from Virgil and, later, from Ovid.
Pina Bausch's production of Orpheus and Eurydice, which was performed the following week, was the season's most popular program.
Salagnon takes Eurydice away from a violent hell as the French withdraw from Algiers.
Letty Cheadle, a late replacement, filled the role of Eurydice with aplomb, while Colin Lapworth - also director and choreographer - proved an amusing Orpheus.
This choice is notable not only because Eurydice is usually a silent actor in Orpheus's tale of artistic anguish and lost love, but also because the gifted Orpheus is the widely claimed patron of lyric poets, inspired by Apollo himself.
The spider woman Arachne, Actaeon the hunter become a stag, Midas and the Golden Touch, Theseus and the Minotaur, Orpheus and Eurydice, Jupiter and Io, Baucis and Philemon, the tales of Persephone, Bacchus, and Tiresias, all these mythic tales and more are retold in language both as fresh, ancient, and rich as its original creator could ever wish.
On her wedding day to Orpheus, Eurydice trips and falls into the depths of the underworld where her memories are washed away by the river Styx.
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The Orpheus Myth and the Powers of Music is a scholarly examination of how the classical myth of Orpheus and Eurydice has affected humankind's perception of the power of music, up to the present day.