Passionate Love Stories - The Greatest Lovers of All Time
The passionate love stories of history and literature have molded our thoughts of undying love even after centuries and centuries have passed. Here are a few of the greatest of all time . . .
Romeo and Juliet
The greatest example of forever love, Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet are a staple of the romantic world still today. Their two families could not bear the thought of them together but they vowed to be together in death if they could not be together in life.
Johnny and June Carter Cash
Immortalized in the film Walk the Line, Johnny and June transcended our ideas of modern love. They were so in love that as one died, the other only lived a month longer. They truly couldn’t live without one another.
Mark Antony and Cleopatra
One of the most passionate love stories of all time, Antony worshiped the ground Cleopatra walked on. After receiving a false report that Cleopatra had committed suicide, he thrust a sword into his stomach. Soldiers carried the body to Cleopatra which legend has it, smuggled a poisonous snake into her chambers and placed it on her chest where it gave a fatal bite. The two were buried side by side.