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Noun1.Callirhoe - small genus of North American herbs having usually red or purple flowers
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Malvaceae, mallow family, Malvaceae - herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra
poppy mallow - a plant of the genus Callirhoe having palmately cleft leaves and white to red or purple flowers borne throughout the summer
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All we were playing in a lovely meadow, Leucippe (9) and Phaeno and Electra and Ianthe, Melita also and Iache with Rhodea and Callirhoe and Melobosis and Tyche and Ocyrhoe, fair as a flower, Chryseis, Ianeira, Acaste and Admete and Rhodope and Pluto and charming Calypso; Styx too was there and Urania and lovely Galaxaura with Pallas who rouses battles and Artemis delighting in arrows: we were playing and gathering sweet flowers in our hands, soft crocuses mingled with irises and hyacinths, and rose-blooms and lilies, marvellous to see, and the narcissus which the wide earth caused to grow yellow as a crocus.
Chariton, for example, who in all probability wrote his novel in the first century of our era, placed the action of his Chaereas and Callirhoe in the time of Hermocrates, the tyrant of Syracuse in the fifth / fourth century BC, known to history from the writings of Thucydides.
The Representation of Speech Events in Chariton's Callirhoe and the Acts of the Apostles
7) William Barclay, Callirhoe, the nymph of Aberdene, resuscitat by William Barclay M.
buffalo grass Callirhoe involucrata purple poppy mallow (Torr.
The topics include Charikleia at the Mauritshuis, the Golden Ass and its nackleben in the Middle Ages and in the Renaissance, Petronian character and narrative in Fitzgerald's great American novel, Callirhoe and operatic heroines derived from ancient novels, and the "Ephesian Matron" as a dramatic character in 20th-century German musical theater.
2) With the publication of the two closet dramas Callirhoe and Fair Rosamund in 1884, Michael Field made an immediate impact upon the literary scene.
Although the opening resembles that of Chariton's Chaereas and Callirhoe, for Johnson, Joseph and Aseneth is not a novel; it is rather "a Jewish fiction of identity based on the genre of the ancient novel" (115) just as "3 Maccabees is a Jewish fiction of identity based on the genre of historiography" (116).
407-486, y "'Few women have a history': Callirhoe Parren and the beginnings of women's history in Greece", Gender & History (de proxima aparicion).
Callirhoe bushii, Bush's poppy mallow, is ranked as $2 (imperiled in the state because of rarity or because of some factor making it vulnerable to extirpation from the state) by the Missouri Department of Conservation.
Edwards, "Surviving the Web of Roman Power: Religion and Politics in the Acts of the Apostles, Josephus, and Chariton's Chaereas and Callirhoe," ed.
The other works in this collection include the "Scarf-Dance," a scene from Chaminade's ballet-symphony Callirhoe, Opus 37, and four character pieces: La Lisonjera, Opus 50 (The Flatterer); Arlequine, Opus 53; Les Sylvains, Opus 60 (The Fauns) and L'Ondine.