Eurydice

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Eurydice

Eurydice (yo͞orĭdˈĭsē): see Orpheus.
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Eurydice

doomed to eternal death when Orpheus disobeys Hades. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 97]

Eurydice

transformed into a bacchante to suit enamored Zeus. [Fr. Operetta: Offenbach, Orpheus in Hades, Westerman, 271–272]
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