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Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

A procumbent shoot that takes root, forming a new plant that eventually is freed from connection with the parent by decay of the runner. The runner serves as a vegetative propagule. See...

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“Like a Winged Runner”

Charles McNelis and Alexander Sens.

in The Alexandra of Lycophron

April 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 7858 words.

This chapter explores the ways in which at the level of structure and language the prologue manipulates the generic conventions of both tragedy and epic. In the wake of Cassandra’s...

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Papirius Cursor (1), Lucius, Roman general

Edward Togo Salmon and Tim Cornell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Roman History. 219 words.

Lucius Papirius Cursor (1), Roman general and hero of the Second Samnite War (see rome (history); samnium), was five times consul (326, 320, 319, 315, 313 bce) and at least twice dictator (325, 310)....

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