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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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But Chrysaor was joined in love to Callirrhoe, the daughter of glorious Ocean, and begot three-headed Geryones.
15) who with the lord Apollo and the Rivers have youths in their keeping -- to this charge Zeus appointed them -- Peitho, and Admete, and Ianthe, and Electra, and Doris, and Prymno, and Urania divine in form, Hippo, Clymene, Rhodea, and Callirrhoe, Zeuxo and Clytie, and Idyia, and Pasithoe, Plexaura, and Galaxaura, and lovely Dione, Melobosis and Thoe and handsome Polydora, Cerceis lovely of form, and soft eyed Pluto, Perseis, Ianeira, Acaste, Xanthe, Petraea the fair, Menestho, and Europa, Metis, and Eurynome, and Telesto saffron-clad, Chryseis and Asia and charming Calypso, Eudora, and Tyche, Amphirho, and Ocyrrhoe, and Styx who is the chiefest of them all.
The first published play by "Michael Field," Callirrhoe, features a loyal and loving daughter who comes to understand that her place is not in the town with the family who betrays her, but amongst the Maenads on the mountainside.
Michael Paschalis, one of the co-editors of the volume, analyses the basic plot of Callirrhoe against Aristotle's essential plots, and asks if this novel can be both "ideal" and "non-ideal".
36), since Callirrhoe is reunited with Chaereas only after his 'reformation' into a kingly character, i.
Opposed to the strict [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] of Anthia and of Charicleia stands the ambiguously portrayed chastity of Callirrhoe and of Leucippe.
At once life-affirming and utterly tragic, Callirrhoe represents the paradoxes of passion.
He then tells how the necklace leads to the deaths of Eriphyle, Alcmaeon, and Phegeus, along with Phegeus' wife and sons; and to the enslavement of Callirrhoe (Lib.
The river god Achelous gave his daughter Callirrhoe to Alcmaeon.
of the verse drama, Callirrhoe (1884), are the first published utterance
36) Chariton, too, clearly imitates this passage from the Cyropaedia: see the 'contest' of beauty between Callirrhoe and Rhodogyne, 5,3,10, and Papanikolaou 1973, 20.
Mare Acidalium began to fade, at least in the south, about Jul 8, but the detail surrounding it was still clearly evident on (for example) Akutsu's Jul 15 images (especially in the infrared), Tan's of Jul 15-24 (Figure 11) as well as later images and drawings (Figure 9K), though all became very faded south of Callirrhoes Sinus.