Eurydice


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Eu·ryd·i·ce

 (yo͝o-rĭd′ĭ-sē)
n. Greek Mythology
The wife of Orpheus, whom he failed to rescue from the underworld when he looked back at her on their journey back to the upper world of the living and so violated the command of Hades.

Eurydice

(jʊˈrɪdɪsɪ)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) 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

Eu•ryd•i•ce

(yʊˈrɪd əˌsi, yə-)

n.
(in Greek myth) the wife of Orpheus.
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Translations

Eurydice

[jʊˈrɪdɪsiː] NEurídice

Eurydice

[jʊˈrɪdɪsɪ] nEuridice f
References in classic literature ?
Thus our heroe and the redeemed lady walked in the same manner as Orpheus and Eurydice marched heretofore; but though I cannot believe that Jones was designedly tempted by his fair one to look behind him, yet as she frequently wanted his assistance to help her over stiles, and had besides many trips and other accidents, he was often obliged to turn about.
When they had done praying and sprinkling the barley meal {32} Thrasymedes dealt his blow, and brought the heifer down with a stroke that cut through the tendons at the base of her neck, whereon the daughters and daughters in law of Nestor, and his venerable wife Eurydice (she was eldest daughter to Clymenus) screamed with delight.
And Acrisius had by Eurydice the daughter of Lacedemon, Danae; and Proetus by Stheneboea `Lysippe and Iphinoe and Iphianassa'.
Sophie burned it all in the Orpheus and Eurydice grate, and kept her own counsel.
He is no longer the wise and great poet of mythology who enchanted Hades with his singing to bring back Eurydice from the dead, successfully.
In the myth Orpheus, the musician who can charm birds and beasts, falls in love with Eurydice.
I believe this was Gluck's intention when he composed Orphee et Eurydice.
Dramatically charged scenes were sabotaged by stagefuls of extras moving scenic elements and later, it was unclear whether Eurydice had actually been saved when she wandered off, veiled, into the auditorium.
Jonathan Tadioan essays these two secondary characters with cunning and barely leashed lust: the mysterious guest who teases Eurydice (Lhorvie Nuevo) about the circumstances of her father's death, and Hades, who claims her at the end.
A wage freeze for public employees in Cyprus which affected teachers' salaries started at the beginning of 2013 and is, according to the Eurydice report, expected to end in 2017.
The myth of Orpheus and Eurydice tells of a tragic love affair in which a grief-stricken Orpheus ventures into the underworld to be reunited with his late wife.
The relatively few words come from Eugenie Pastor, whose expressive, Piaf-like chanteuse, Yvette Pepin, acts as our anxious-to-please hostess and narrator, as well as performing as Eurydice and showing a fine line in jazz flute.