Ascanius


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Ascanius

(æˈskeɪnɪəs)
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Roman myth the son of Aeneas and Creusa; founder of Alba Longa, mother city of Rome. Also called: Iulus
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Phorcys, again, and noble Ascanius led the Phrygians from the far country of Ascania, and both were eager for the fray.
A treat, too, was Quebecoise mezzo Julie Boulianne as a firm-toned, high-spirited, hormonal Ascanius.
Look back to the Tabula Capitolina, and we find a striking iconographic motif at its compositional centre: Aeneas--the mythical founding father of Rome--is shown with his own father Anchises and son Ascanius (this particular schema was very famous in Rome, serving as a sort of 'logo' for Augustus' principate).
In book four Dido's private wound is turned into a public catastrophe that foreshadows a greater disaster to come (Otis 1964:72); when Ascanius wounds Silvia's deer the result is equally dire.
His mother the goddess Venus comes to him in the heat of battle and reminds him of his family; he returns to them but his father Anchises refuses to depart until a portent sent by Jupiter alights upon the head of Aeneas' son, Ascanius.
ascanius whitesidei), 79 Tshuapa red colobus monkeys (Piliocolobus tholloni), 33 Wolf's monkeys (C.
Among the latter, we find Gian Lorenzo Bernini, who was known not only for "his series of life-size and amazingly life-like statues of Aeneas, Anchises, and Ascanius Fleeing Troy, and David," (5) among others, but he "was also acclaimed as a painter, playwright, and stage designer" (298).
How often have I tempted Suffolk's tongue, The agent of thy foul inconstancy, To sit and witch me, as Ascanius did, When he to madding Dido would unfold His father's acts commenced in burning Troy.
Aeneas's wisdom is further expressed when he attempts to teach his son, Ascanius, about the problems of leadership.
89) might gesture in the same direction, and his comparison of Edward VI to Ascanius and Ganymede (p.
THIS is the crew of the Blue Funnel ship, MV Ascanius, in March 1935 at Birkenhead docks.