Going down to the underworld alive was something Thracian shamans just did, as natural as singing along the forest paths.
Last week, Bulgarian archaeologists unearthed an unusual 13th-century grave in an ancient city named Thracian.
Thracian, which is more than 7,000 years old, was only discovered 20 years ago and is home to a number of vampire grave sites.
He did not have all of his Thracian armor, but he had enough.
"I would have you go back to the Thracian mountains," he said.
His bride, Eurydice, was the daughter of a Thracian shepherd.
Before she could address him, he took his leave of the Thracian.
He had a harder task in getting the mares of the Thracian king, Diomedes, which were fed on man's flesh.
The servile movement is combined with the bold plans of the Thracian Spartacus.
Orpheus was afterwards torn in pieces by the Thracian women, and his head and lyre thrown into the Hebrus, and carried to Lesbos.