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Pyramus [r]: From Greek mythology, according to Ovid in his Metamorphosis, he is a young man who commits suicide because of love when he believes, falsely, that his lover, Thisbe, is dead, according to Elizabeth Vandiver, Classics scholar and authority on Greek mythology and Greek tragedy including the Iliad, Odyssey, Aeneid, Homer, and Virgil. This definition is based on her course Classical Mythology from The Teaching Company. [e]

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