Narcissus, in Greek mythology, the son of the river god Cephissus and the nymph Liriope. According to myth, his rejection of the love of the nymph Echo or of the young man Ameinias drew upon him the vengeance of the gods, and he fell in love with his own reflection in the waters of a . Narcissus, (died ad 54), freedman who used his position as correspondence secretary (ab epistulis) to the Roman emperor Claudius (ruled 41–54) to become, in effect, a minister of state. Narcissus exercised great influence over Claudius and amassed the enormous personal fortune of million sesterces. In 43 he represented Claudius in Gaul, overseeing the departure of the army for the invasion of Britain; . Aug 31, · Narcissus is a legendarily handsome young man in Greek mythology and the basis of a fertility myth. He experiences a particularly extreme form of self-love which leads to his death and transformation into a narcissus flower, fit to attract the goddess Persephone on her way to Hades. Fast Facts: Narcissus, Greek Icon of Extreme Self-Love.
Narcissus was a handsome youth from the city of Thespiae in Boeotia, and was generally considered to be the son of the Potamoi Cephissus and the Oceanid Liriope, although occasionally Narcissus was named as the son of Endymion and Selene. Sep 06, · In Ovid's version, which is the most commonly related, the nymph Echo falls in love with Narcissus, a youth of extraordinary beauty. As a child, Narcissus had . Oct 08, · Narcissus and Echo were tragic Greek characters in a sto r y told by the Roman poet Ovid in Metamorphoses. This poignant myth crystallizes the tragic problem of . Narcissus was a hunter in Greek mythology, son of the river god Cephissus and the nymph Liriope. He was a very beautiful young man, and many fell in love with him. However, he only showed them disdain and contempt. One day, while he was hunting in the woods, the Oread nymph Echo spotted him and immediately fell for him. Narcissu (Japanese: ナルキッソス, Hepburn: Narukissosu) is a free visual novel video game developed by the dōjin group Stage-nana, telling the story of a terminally ill young man and woman. It was made with the NScripter engine. The work was originally written in Japanese by Tomo Kataoka, and subsequently localized and translated into English, Chinese, French, Korean, Russian and Engine: NScripter (JP), ONScripter (EN). Narcissus flowers are characterised by their, usually conspicuous, corona (trumpet). The three major floral parts (in all species except N. cavanillesii in which the corona is virtually absent - Table I: Section Tapeinanthus) are; (i) the proximal floral tube (hypanthium), (ii) the surrounding free tepals, andClade: Tracheophytes.
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