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Narcissus , i, m.,
I.Narcissus, the son of Cephisus and the nymph Liriope. He was exceedingly beautiful, and fell so violently in love with himself on beholding his image in a fountain, that he wasted away with desire, until he was changed into the flower of the same name, Ov. M. 3, 407 sq.
II. Narcissus, a freedman of Claudius, by whose orders Messalina was put to death, Tac. A. 11, 29 sqq.; Juv. 14, 329.
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