Narcissus

[music] Narcissus is a piece of music composed for the piano in 1891 by Ethelbert Nevin. It is fourth of the five pieces in the suite Water Scenes. The composer recalled the Greek myth of Narcissus and, upon rereading the story, the music came quickly. The first draft was written immediately and was revised after a break for dinner. It was ...
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Narcissus

[Caravaggio] The painting was originally attributed to Caravaggio by Roberto Longhi in 1916. This is one of only two known Caravaggios on a theme from Classical mythology, although this reflects the accidents of survival rather than the historical reality. The story of Narcissus, told by the poet Ovid in his Metamorphoses, is of a handsome ...
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Narcissus

(Narcissi) This is a large group of mostly hardy bulbs. Narcissus will bloom outside in March and April and in greenhouses from December to March. There are many species or wild types and innumerable named varieties, which increase every year. Most of the species or wild types are natives of southern Europe. The name Daffodil is commonly given to t...
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Narcissus

[n] - bulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters 2. [n] - (Greek mythology) a beautiful young man who fell in love with his own reflection
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Narcissus

(died AD 54) Greek freed slave and private secretary of the Roman emperor Claudius. He had great influence during Claudius's reign and amassed a large fortune. After the death of Claudius AD 54, Narcissus...
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Narcissus

In late Greek mythology, a beautiful youth who rejected the love of the nymph Echo...
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Narcissus

Nar·cis'sus noun ; plural Narcissuses . [ Latin narcissus , and (personified) Narcissus , Greek na`rkissos , Na`rkissos , from na`rkh torpor, in allusion to the narcotic properties of the flower. Confer Narcotic .] 1. (...
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narcissus

Origin: L. Narcissus, and (personified) Narcissus, Gr. Narkissos, Narkissos, fr. Narkh torpor, in allusion to the narcotic properties of the flower. Cf. Narcotic. ... 1. <botany> A genus of endogenous bulbous plants with handsome flowers, having a cup-shaped crown within the six-lobed perianth, and comprising the daffodils and jonquils of sev...
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Narcissus

noun (Greek mythology) a beautiful young man who fell in love with his own reflection
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narcissus

noun bulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters
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Narcissus

• (n.) A genus of endogenous bulbous plants with handsome flowers, having a cup-shaped crown within the six-lobed perianth, and comprising the daffodils and jonquils of several kinds. • (n.) A beautiful youth fabled to have been enamored of his own image as seen in a fountain, and to have been changed into the flower called Narcissus. &bu...
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Narcissus

(from the article `Butler, Samuel`) ...conveyed, is at St. John`s College, Cambridge. Later he tried his hand at musical composition, publishing Gavottes, Minuets, Fugues and Other ...
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Narcissus

(from the article `Gide, André`) ...Mallarmé`s famous `Tuesday evenings,` which were the centre of the French Symbolist movement, and for a time Gide was influenced by Symbolist ...
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Narcissus

in Greek mythology, the son of the river god Cephissus and the nymph Liriope. He was distinguished for his beauty. According to Ovid`s Metamorphoses, ... [2 related articles]
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Narcissus

freedman who used his position as correspondence secretary (ab epistulis) to the Roman emperor Claudius (ruled 41–54) to become, in effect, a ... [1 related articles]
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narcissus

any member of a genus (Narcissus) of bulbous, often fragrant, ornamental plants in the family Amaryllidaceae. The genus contains about 40 species, ...
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Narcissus

Narcissus is a Lat In boy name. The meaning of the name is `Sleep` Where is it used? The name Narcissus is mainly used In Greek Mythology (Latinized) .How do they say it elsewhere? Narciso ( In Italian, Spanish and In Portuguese) Narcisse ( In French) If it`s too long people might use In Other languages: NarcaFor the opposite sex use: In Romanian...
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Narcissus

Narcissus, d. A.D. 54, secretary of the Roman Emperor Claudius I. A freedman with great influence, he revealed to Claudius the intrigue of Messalina and expedited her death (A.D. 48). The woman that Narcissus chose for Claudius' next wife was, however, passed over in favor of Agrippina the Younger, ...
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Narcissus

Narcissus (närsis'us) , in Greek mythology, beautiful youth who refused all offers of love, including that of Echo. As punishment for his indifference he was made to fall in love with his own image in a mountain pool. Unable to possess the image, he pined away and was turned into a flower.
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Narcissus

Narcissus (närsis'us) , in the New Testament, Roman whose household was partly Christian.
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narcissus

narcissus: see amaryllis.
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Narcissus

The narcissus is a genus of hardy bulbous plants, belonging to the family Amaryllidaceae. They have linear or strap-shaped leaves and usually beautiful flowers, either white or yellow, the perianth tubular below and its segments spreading above, the mouth of the perianth-tube being surmounted by a corona.
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Narcissus

In Greek mythology, Narcissus was a beautiful youth who rejected the love of the nymph Echo and was condemned to fall in love with his own reflection in a pool. He pined away and in the place where he died a flower sprang up that was named after him.
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narcissus

Any of a group of bulbous plants belonging to the amaryllis family. Species include the daffodil, jonquil, and narcissus. All have flowers with a cup or trumpet projecting from the centre. (Genus Narcissus, family Amaryllidaceae.)
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Narcissus

In late Greek mythology, a beautiful youth who rejected the love of the nymph Echo and was condemned by Nemesis, goddess of retribution, to fall in love with his reflection in a pool. He pined away, and a flower which appeared at the spot was named after him. In psychology, narcissism signifies excessive love and admiration of oneself
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