Eurydice


Eurydice

Eurydice [yoo-rid-uh-see, yuh-] Examples noun Classical Mythology.

  1. Also called Agriope. the wife of Orpheus.
  2. the wife of Creon of Thebes.

Also Eu·ryd·i·ke [yoo-rid-i-kee, yuh-] /yʊˈrɪd ɪˌki, yə-/. Examples from the Web for eurydice Contemporary Examples of eurydice

  • He leaves, sending Eurydice long fictional accounts of his travels.

    Danilo Kis, the Stylish Historian of Infamy

    Anthony Paletta

    June 19, 2013

  • Historical Examples of eurydice

  • What if there followed him not Eurydice, but a mocking shade?

    A Book of Myths

    Jean Lang

  • Eurydice should be given back to him, but only on one condition.

    A Book of Myths

    Jean Lang

  • Olympias adhered to Polysperchon, while Eurydice favored Cassander’s cause.

    Pyrrhus

    Jacob Abbott

  • The ‘Eurydice,’ which I saw in Portsmouth harbour, is a warning for ever.

    The Voyage Alone in the Yawl “Rob Roy”

    John MacGregor

  • Sophie burned it all in the Orpheus and Eurydice grate, and kept her own counsel.

    Actions and Reactions

    Rudyard Kipling

  • British Dictionary definitions for eurydice Eurydice noun

    1. 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

    Word Origin and History for eurydice Eurydice

    wife of Orpheus in Greek mythology, from Latin, from Greek Eurydike, literally “wide justice,” from eurys “wide” (see aneurysm) + dike “right, custom, usage, law; justice” (cognate with Latin dicere “to show, tell;” see diction).

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