Sentence Examples

  • It was, according to tradition, founded by Ascanius, and was the oldest of all Latin cities - the mother indeed of Rome, by which, however, it was destroyed, it is said under Tullus Hostilius.
  • Carrying his aged father and household gods on his back and leading his little son Ascanius by the hand, he makes his way to the coast, his wife Creusa being lost during the confusion of the flight.
  • IULUS, in Roman legend: (a) the eldest son of Ascanius and grandson of Aeneas, founder of the Julian gens (gens Julia), deprived of his kingdom of Latium by his younger brother Silvius (Dion.
  • ASCANIUS, in Roman legend, the son of Aeneas by Creiisa or Lavinia.
  • On the death of Aeneas, the government of Latium was left in the hands of Lavinia, Ascanius being too young to undertake it.

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