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Orpheus the great musician and Eurydice the nymph are going to get married. On their wedding day Eurydice gets bit by a snake and dies.
Orpheus goes down to the Underworld to get Eurydice back. He plays music as he goes. Hades the god of the Underworld is pleased. He says that Eurydice can come back if Orpheus leaves the Underworld without turning around. Orpheus starts to leave but then he turns around and sees Eurydice. She can now no longer leave.
Orpheus goes back to Earth and plays sad and lonesome music. It is even more beautiful than before. Women from Thrace come and kill Orpheus because they were angry at the god Dionysus. Orpheus gets reunited with Eurydice in the Underworld.
Icarus helps his father, Daedalus, escape the tower of Minos who locked him up because he helped Theseus escape from a labyrinth. Daedalus comes up with a plan to get them off the island. He makes wings that will keep them in the air temporary.
Daedalus and Icarus start to escape the island by using thee wings. Daedalus is worried that Icarus is getting to close to the sun and that it will melt the wax in the wings. Icarus does get to close and the wax melts. He falls to the ocean and dies.
Daedalus goes to land he names Icaria, after his son, and buries him there. After that Daedalus goes to Sicily and gives his wings as an offering to the god Apollo.
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