On the hill and in the dark, Psyche remained seated and waited. And so it was. After the wedding, Psyche was able to be with her husband only at night. This was not fair and she didn't want her family to suffer. Love is a two-scene encouter of loving subjects, to which they endeavor to remain faithful in the same way psyche and eros do. She wanted her tow sisters to come up at the palace and make sure that she was fine. Greeka team and its community members will be delighted to help you! However, day after day, she was feeling sadness that she could not see her husband. All the honors reserved to her were then attributed to a simple, mortal girl. Caught by surprise, she spilled the oil on his face. It seized the bottle from her hands with its beak, filled it with some black water and gave it back to Psyche. Aeschylus was a Greek poet and dramatist. If they do, you will destroy our relationship and suffer a lot. There is no historical record of the Psyche story before Apuleius, and he is generally credited for it’s creation. She talked about her happiness with her sisters and confined in them how sad she was she couldn’t see his face. She was waited upon and fed by these servants, but had yet to meet her future husband. Beautiful nonetheless. By the way, this story is Roman, not Greek, but it works just as well with the Greek, so that is how I shall tell it. Aphrodite had not, of course, overcome her jealousy for Psyche and still wanted her revenge. Psyche, however, was felling bad because not only she could not fall in love with someone but, even more surprising, nobody seemed to really fall in love with her. It was the fresh wind of Zephyr, the mildest of the winds. Fill this bottle with its water, the goddess said. Venus accepted her with a cold smile. OK, I will allow your sisters to come up here, but I am warning you, do not let them influence you. After accomplishing the first two tasks, Psyche had to go to the Hades (Underworld) and bring the box with the elixir of beauty to Aphrodite, who ordered her not to open the box. However, she could clearly hear the words: The house is for you. I am writing a research paper on Greek gods and their archetypes and this was a huge help! Eros found out what happened, run away from the Palace, and begged Zeus to save his Psyche. They were all happy to see each other and cried in happiness. Love awakens the Soul. The myth of Psyche and Eros is probably one of the most beautiful Greek myths; it has been told and retold in several different versions and it has inspired artists all over the world. Psyche immediately ran after her husband. Otherwise, I will turn the candle off and go happily to sleep. This was amazing. Aphrodite gave her three impossible tasks to accomplish in order to prove her love. Indeed, the boatman helped her and after a while, she was right in front of Persephone. Forever freedom and peace, blessed to you Psyche!! They are ONE. But somehow she knew her husband would come at night. Her parents became so desperate because of their daughter’s destiny and had no choice but to ask for an oracle, hoping that they would manage to solve the mystery and give a husband to their daughter. Thank you very much. What about Aeschylus’ version? She thought that if she could compel Psyche to hard work for a long time, her beauty would not resist. He was my husband and I did not trust him. What a wonderful love story. 'Eros & Psyche', maquette sculpture. He told him in distress, Use your power and make this little shameless girl to fall in love with the vilest and the most despicable creature who has ever walked on Earth. Men were happy just to admire her. Her grandmother, is Aphrodite. An encounter as such is a realm of true and tried where the untried are invited to experince truth as an event of two subjects from different camps like what Romeio and Juliet did experienced. Apollo decreed that Psyche, dressed in black dress, should be brought to the summit of a mountain and stay there alone. This myth is similar to something that has happened to me!!!!! Then, she began to fall in love with her husband more and more after spending every night with him. The Metamorphoses remained unknown in the 13th century, but copies began to circulate i… Commentdocument.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a1d556d19710e7c93f138cb8f51127da" );document.getElementById("c3b11fa0a9").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.