From then on, the heart-broken musician was wandering disoriented, day after day, night after night, in total despair. He charmed Lord Hades with his music and was given leave to bring Eurydice with him back to the surface, on the … 1. She mostly passed her days planting seeds and nurturing the flora. Looking around, he saw no trace of the shepherd for Aristaeus had witnessed the event and had left. See more ideas about greek myths, hades and persephone, greek mythology. Persephone (Proserpine) Persephone, the unwilling Queen of the Underworld, is the daughter of Zeus (king of the gods) and Demeter (the goddess of agriculture). Jan 26, 2019 - Explore Sophia's board "Eurydice" on Pinterest. Persephone’s never gone into detail because she never had the need. There were nights where she cried and wondered why Eurydice and Orpheus get this HANDED to them. However, for some reason, he was not at his usual best during the ceremony. According to some ancient texts, Orpheus is accredited to have taught agriculture, writing and medicine to the mankind. Moreover, the music of Orpheus saved the Argonauts from the Sirens, the strange female-like creatures who were seducing men with their nice voice and then they were killing them. Eurydice runs away to escape...but straight into the path of a snake who gives her a fatal bite...she is heading for the underworld. I think if she hadn’t had Junie then seeing Eurydice get pregnant so easily and so unexpectedly would have been hard to handle.Â, And even so, she has Junie, but it was hard at first. Fantasy Art Greek Mythology Art Hades And Persephone Goddess Of The Underworld Greek Myths Lore Olympus Mythical Underworld Art. Knowing that there was no chance of survival, Aristaeus had abandoned his try, cursing his luck and Orpheus. And again. “Well your daddy ain’t here, now is he.” She squints her eyes towards Junie, shaking her head, before mumbling towards Eurydice. There is a moment in which Eurydice is inconsolable and distraught because ‘how can anyone survive this’ when she thought hers wouldn’t make it, and Persephone has to look at her and tell her ‘well I did’ and goes a little bit more in detail and tells Eurydice, finally, after ten years of knowing her, everything.Â. In a desperate attempt to save his love, Orpheus traveled to the Underworld and met with Lord Hades and his wife Persephone. However, Hades and Persephone imposed one condition: Orpheus was to lead the way out of the Underworld, with Eurydice following behind him – but on no account was Orpheus to turn back and look at his wife until they were clear of the Underworld and back in the world of the living. Saved by Paige Wehr. Orpheus Son of God Apollo. Persephone reflects on her garden in Hadestown. When he was presented first the lyre as a boy, he had it mastered in no time at all. She has Junie. Persephone was born to Zeus, king of the gods, and Demeter, goddess of the harvest. On and on they ran and suddenly, Orpheus felt Eurydice stumble and fall, her hand slipping from his grasp. It is said that god Apollo was his father, from whom took his extreme talent in music, and the Muse Calliope was his mother. Things would have been SO Much different if she had not had Junie, because I do not believe she could have taken to Eurydice in the same way she did. ... Persephone and Hades. Where to stay? Hades, imagine those summer months, when Persephone is gone, lasting forever. Unfortunately, he got only a glimpse of Eurydice before she was once again drawn back into the underworld. Just as they were coming on the brink of the upper world (light was in sight), Orpheus was seized by what Virgil describes as “the madness of love,” and turned to look back at Eurydice. Great Hades, I beg you, give me back my Eurydice.’ There was a silence. He wanted to turn around and hug her immediately but managed to control his feelings. The myth of Orpheus and Eurydice is one of the most famous and beloved Greek myths. After the death of his beloved wife, Orpheus was no more the same carefree person he used to be. The Night Sea Journey is a motif or mythic metaphor for the dark night of the soul. Eurydice. And there he was, waiting in the bushes for the young couple to pass by. It was at one such gathering of humans and beasts that his eyes fell on a wood nymph. Where to eat? Imagine, if you can, her pale face crumbling into dust. It may be a late addition to the Orpheus myths, as the latter cult-title suggests those attached to Persephone. His only comfort was to lay on a huge rock and feel the caress of the breeze, his only vision were the open skies. She has the daughter she wanted. The myth of Orpheus and Eurydice is similar to the story of Lot. Survival, Aristaeus had witnessed the event and had been bitten by poisonous. 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