Definition of Eurydice
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Orthography ID = 2020269
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LNS
Eurydicē, Eurydicēs
Eurydice
Εὐρυδίκη
noun (f., 1st Greek declension)
  1. The wife of Orpheus, who died of the bite of a serpent. Orpheus obtained from Pluto permission to bring her back from the Lower World, under promise that he would not look back at her on the way. But, as he did not keep this promise, she returned to the Lower World
  2. Daughter of Danaus
Abbreviations
Eurydice, ēs, f., = Εὐρυδίκη. The wife of Orpheus, who died of the bite of a serpent. Orpheus obtained from Pluto permission to bring her back from the Lower World, under promise that he would not look back at her on the way. But, as he did not keep this promise, she returned to the Lower World, Ov. M. 10, 31 sq.; Verg. G. 4, 486 sqq.; Hyg. Fab. 164.

— Daughter of Danaus, Hyg. Fab. 170.
 
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