Eurydice Picture

Eurydice died and Orpheus, her lover, wanted to get her back from Hades. Orpheus sang to Hades and his wife Persephone who then decided to give him a chance.

Eurydice would follow him out of the Hades, as long as he would not look back at her on the way.

When Orpheus was close to the surface of the earth he was so afraid Hades didn't keep his word that he did look back. Immediately Eurydice, who had been walking behind him all along, dropped back into the underworld
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