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1) Narcissus, in Roman history. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...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...

2) Narcissus, in the Bible. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Narcissus, in the Bible, (narsisīs) (KEY) , in the New Testament, Roman whose household was partly Christian....

3) Narcissus, in Greek mythology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...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...

4) narcissus, in botany. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...narcissus, in botany, see amaryllis....

5) narcissism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Freudian term, drawn from the Greek myth of Narcissus, indicating an exclusive self-absorption. In psychoanalysis, narcissism is considered a normal stage in the...

6) amaryllis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...They are widely distributed throughout the world, especially in flatlands of the tropics and subtropics. Many ornamental plants of this family are mistakenly called...

7) Echo, in Greek mythology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek mythology, in Greek mythology, mountain nymph. She assisted Zeus in one of his amorous adventures by distracting Hera with her chatter. For this Hera made her...

8) Messalina. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman empress, wife of Claudius I. She was the mother of his children, Britannicus and Octavia. Her reputation for greed and lust was supposedly unknown to her husband...

9) Nevin, Ethelbert Woodbridge. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ethelbert Woodbridge, 1862-1901, American pianist and composer, b. Edgeworth, Pa., studied in Boston and in Germany. He made his debut as a pianist in Pittsburgh...

10) Godden, Rumer. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Godden was highly praised for the subtlety of her characterization (particularly of children), the charm of her style, and her unflinching focus on characters usually...

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