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Eurydice
(660 words)

(Εὐρυδίκη; Eurydíkē).

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[1] Frequently occurring name of Greek heroines

Frequently occurring name of Greek heroines, initially that of the wife of Aeneas in the  Cypria (Paus. 10,26,1; catalogue [1. 193]). The best-known is the wife of  Orpheus; the myth is told by  Vergilius (Georg. 4,453-527) and  Ovidius (Met. 10,1-147; 11,1-66) in the fo…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH) and Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA), “Eurydice”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 04 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e406390>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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