Eurydice; 1 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Eurydice in Greek (Εὐρυδίκη, eurydikē) mythology.—In the tale of Orpheus and Eurydice, while some mythologists see in him a personification of the winds, which “tear up trees as they course along, chanting their wild music,” others see an emblem of “the morning, with its short-lived beauty.” Eurydice, whose name, like that of Europa, comes from a Sanskrit word denoting “the broad spreading flush of the dawn across the sky,” is, of course, a personification of that light, slain by “the serpent of darkness at twilight.”

(Source): Myths of Greece and Rome: Analysis of Myths

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