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n. Roman Mythology
An Italic king who waged unsuccessful war against Aeneas, who killed him.
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The duel between Turnus and Eneas, which decides who should become the next king of Italy, is an ordeal, specifically designed "daz got daz rehte bescheine" [so that God will reveal the law] (8614).
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Dante denounces Virgil's compromised poetics by placing Turnus, the Aeneid's symbol of evil and also of injustice, between Euryalus and Nisus, the two inseparable friends whom Virgil takes as symbol of the inseparability of his poetry and the House of Augustus (Aen.
Their topics include Herodotus on stage: the modern Greek play "Candaules' Wife" by Margarita Liberaki, deconstructing Oedipus: Wood Allen's Mighty Aphrodite and the classical tradition, representations of the Christian female virtue in Roman film epics: The Sign of the Cross (1932) and Quo Vadis (1951), from Giscard d'Estaing to Syntagma Square: the use and abuse of ancient Greece in the debate over Greece's European Union membership, and the reception of Turnus Rufus and Rabbi Akivah in the Talmud and in contemporary Israel.
First, he challenges a native Italian warrior-prince, Turnus, to single combat (Aeneid 11.
4) <<Pro rerum adiunctis constitui poterit Turnus quinque vel plurium Auditorum aut videntibus omnibus; item si res ita postulet, Decanus poterit aliquam causam Turno extra ordinem committere>> (Normae RR 1994 art.
For example, the Aeneids Turnus is like a wolf among lambs, not a like a lion versus a bull, or a lion against hunters (257-63).
At another, though, he invades Italy and usurps the legitimate prince of the Rutuli, Turnus.
L'intervention de la Dira est, de fait, decisive et irremediable: epouvantee par l'apparition de la creature ailee, Juturne se retire en plongant dans un fleuve profond, tandis que Turnus, dont le bouclier a ete frappe par les ailes du demon, echoue a soulever une pierre et a echapper au trait lance par son rival, qui se fiche definitivement dans sa cuisse.
She invokes a narrative that famously ended when Aeneas murdered Turnus, and the narrative destiny of Arabia seems fatal even in the attempt to forestall his fate.
Book IX features Turnus furious and raging, "as a wolf on the prowl," "beside himself.
The Italian queen Amata, who wants the Rutulian prince Turnus to marry her daughter Lavinia, presents a different perspective, as she equates Helen and Paris with Lavinia and Aeneas.