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1) valerian, in botany. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Northern Hemisphere; a few species, however, are native to the Andes. The name valerian is popularly used for plants of the genus Valeriana and also for other related...

2) Valerian, Roman emperor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman emperor (253-60). He held important posts, both civil and military, under the emperors Decius and Gallus. After the short reign of the former general Aemilianus,...

3) Valerian Way. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Valerian Way, see Roman roads....

4) Gallienus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...When his father was in the East, Gallienus checked the Alemanni near Milan, and even after the capture of Valerian he was successful. Later, however, the provinces...

5) Claudius II. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Claudius II, (Marcus Aurelius Claudius), d. 270, Roman emperor (268-70), called Gothicus. A successful general under Valerian, Claudius put down the revolt in which...

6) Aurelian. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman emperor (270-75). Rising in the ranks, he became consul under Valerian. He succeeded Claudius II, whose victory over the Goths had begun the territorial rehabilitation...

7) hypnotic drugs. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Barbiturates and benzodiazepines are frequently prescribed hypnotics. Smaller doses of these same drugs may be used as sedatives....

8) heliotrope. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Heliotropium of the family Boraginaceae. The garden heliotrope is a valerian, and the winter heliotrope, or sweet coltsfoot, is a composite....

9) spikenard. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The biblical spikenard, or nard, was a costly aromatic ointment, preserved in alabaster boxes, whose chief ingredient is believed to have been derived from Nardostachys...

10) Shushtar. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Shushtar that Shapur I, after his great victory (A.D. 260) over Valerian at Edhessa, set his captives to work building vast hydraulic works, including a large dam...

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