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Εὐρυδίκη). The most celebrated of the many mythical personages bearing this name is Eurydice, the wife of Orpheus. [ORPHEUS.] There are seven others beside, viz. one of the Danaides (Apollod. 2.1.5), a daughter of Adrastus and mother of Laomedon (Apollod. 3.12.3), a daughter of Lacedaemon and wife of Acrisius (Apollod. 2.2.2, 3.10.3; Paus. 3.13.6), a daughter of Clymenus and wife of Nestor (Hom. Od. 3.452), the wife of Lycurgus and mother of Archemorus (Apollod. 1.9.14), the wife of Creon, king of Thebes (Soph. Antigone), and, according to the "Cypria," the wife of Aeneias. (Paus. 10.26.1.)


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    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 1.9.14
    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 3.10.3
    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 3.12.3
    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 2.1.5
    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 2.2.2
    • Homer, Odyssey, 3.452
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 10.26.1
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 3.13.6
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