Eurydice (Biographical details)
Eurydice (mythological figure/creature; Roman; Greek; Female)
Also known as
Wife of Orpheus (q.v.). Died on her wedding day, biten by a snake; Orpheus went to the underworld and obtained the permission to take her back, but disobeyed the gods' instructions and looked at his wife before they reached the surface; Eurydice disappeared forever.