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Orpheus
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The Aeneid
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  • If Orpheus, arm’d with his enchanting lyre, The ruthless king with pity could inspire, And from the shades below redeem his wife; If Pollux, off’ring his alternate life, Could free his brother, and can daily go By turns aloft, by turns descend belowWhy name I Theseus, or his greater friend, Who trod the downward path, and upward could ascend?

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  • The Orpheus Theatre is named for the mythological musician.
  • And Orpheus—he tried to bring his wife back.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero

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