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EURYDICE (Evpuiixq)

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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 953 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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EURYDICE (Evpuiixq), in. Greek mythology, the wife of Orpheus (q.v.). She was the daughter of Nereus and Doris, and died from the bite of a serpent when fleeing from Aristaeus, who wished to offer her violence (Virgil, Georgics, iv. 454-527; Ovid, Metam. x. 1 ff.).
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