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Longus

noun
  1. ?3rd century ad, Greek author of the prose romance Daphnis and Chloe
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Historical Examples

  • He was fond of declaiming passages from Lucian and Longus and Ovid.

    Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete

    George Meredith

  • The introduction contains an account of Longus and his translators.

  • Once he was beaten by Longus with the cavalry and received a wound.

  • Longwy (Longus vicus) came into the possession of the French in 1678 and was at once fortified by Vauban.

  • The positive merit of Heliodorus, and still more of Longus, is certainly greater than is usually admitted nowadays.