Eurydice (Biographical details)

Eurydice (mythological figure/creature; Roman; Greek; Female)

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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.