- Also called Agriope. the wife of Orpheus.
- the wife of Creon of Thebes.
Also Eu·ryd·i·ke [yoo-rid-i-kee, yuh-] /yʊˈrɪd ɪˌki, yə-/.
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Examples from the Web for eurydice
He leaves, sending Eurydice long fictional accounts of his travels.Danilo Kis, the Stylish Historian of Infamy
June 19, 2013
What if there followed him not Eurydice, but a mocking shade?
Eurydice should be given back to him, but only on one condition.
Olympias adhered to Polysperchon, while Eurydice favored Cassander's cause.Pyrrhus
The ‘Eurydice,’ which I saw in Portsmouth harbour, is a warning for ever.The Voyage Alone in the Yawl "Rob Roy"
Sophie burned it all in the Orpheus and Eurydice grate, and kept her own counsel.Actions and Reactions
- Greek myth a dryad married to Orpheus, who sought her in Hades after she died. She could have left Hades with him had he not broken his pact and looked back at her
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