Eurydice sentence example

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  • Orpheus went down to the lower world and by his music softened the heart of Pluto and Persephone, who allowed Eurydice to return with him to earth.
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  • In his anxiety he broke his promise, and Eurydice vanished again from his sight.
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  • While in Thrace he is said to have caused the death of Eurydice, who was bitten by a snake while fleeing from him.
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  • But the most famous story in which he figures is that of his wife Eurydice.
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  • Other ancient writers, however, speak of his visit to the underworld; according to Plato, the infernal gods only " presented an apparition" of Eurydice to him.
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  • By his wife, Eurydice, he had three sons, the youngest of whom was the famous Philip of Macedon.
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  • When he returned to Macedonia (364) Perdiccas had succeeded in getting rid of Ptolemy; but he fell in 360-359 before an onset of the hill tribes instigated by the queen-mother Eurydice, leaving only an infant son.
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  • In 285 he abdicated in favour of one of his younger sons by Berenice, who bore his father's name of Ptolemy; his eldest (legitimate) son, Ptolemy Ceraunus, whose mother, Eurydice, the daughter of Antipater, had been repudiated, fled to the court of Lysimachus.
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  • Berenice, daughter of Lagus, wife of an obscure Macedonian soldier and subsequently of Ptolemy Soter, with whose bride Eurydice she came to Egypt as a lady-in-waiting.
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  • Her son, Ptolemy Philadelphus, was recognized as heir over the heads of Eurydice's children.
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  • He married Eurydice, who was fatally poisoned by a snake bite.
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  • Death (danced by Kenneth Tharp) lurks to take Eurydice a second time.
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  • Eurydice briefing... more Where England stands in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2003.
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  • Eurydice at NFER is the national Eurydice unit for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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  • Eurydice publications may be broadly divided into descriptions of national education systems, comparative studies devoted to specific topics, and indicators and statistics.
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  • Orpheus travels to the underworld to recover his wife Eurydice.
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  • After the death of Eurydice, Orpheus rejected the advances of the Thracian women, who, jealous of his faithfulness to the memory of his lost wife, tore him to pieces during the frenzy of the Bacchic orgies.
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  • In 1864 he exhibited "Dante in Exile" (the greatest of his Italian pictures), "Orpheus and Eurydice" and "Golden Hours."
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