Get a sneak peek into Orpheus' mind—this ancient poem tells the story the Quest for the Golden Fleece from our favorite musician's perspective.
Orpheus sure was popular back in the day: in Argonautica, you can read all about his days as an Argonaut.
According to legend, these ancient poems were written by Orpheus himself. A musician and a poet to boot!
One of the earliest accounts of the myth of "Orpheus and Eurydice" is just a click away. Thank you, Internet.
The big cheese of epic Roman poets has his own version of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth. It's pretty… poetic.
And here's a version of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth by, you know, that other Roman poet.
In L'Orfeo, Orpheus is around for all your baroque opera needs.
Have you ever wondered what the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice would be like if it were retold in the form of a German opera? Well, it's your lucky day.
Everyone wants to get in on the action: in Eurydice, a famous French playwright tells his version of the myth of Orpheus and his lovely wife.
Writer/director Jean Cocteau artsy fartsies it up in this film version — Orpheus is both the title and the star.
Want to see the dark side of Orpheus? Well here's a steamy version of his story, set in South America.
Jim Henson, master of Muppets, puts his unique spin on Orpheus' myth. It's always better when Muppets are (kind of) involved.
Orpheus' wife is the namesake for this this beautiful and imaginative spin on the tale by hotshot playwright Sarah Ruhl.
This dramatic reinterpretation of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth was created for the National Youth Theater of Britain. Fancy shmancy.