Iulus


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Iulus

(aɪˈjuːləs)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) Roman myth another name for Ascanius
2. (Classical Myth & Legend) Roman myth the son of Ascanius, founder of the Julian gens or clan
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In the sixth book of his Aeneid, Virgil recounts Aeneas's descent into the underworld and his interview with his father Anchises, a dialogue that becomes a narrative (prophetic from Aeneas's perspective, historical from Virgil's) of the events occurring between the mythical life of Aeneas's son Iulus and the historical age of Augustus.
117) Parthenopaeus is like Iulus, Pallas, Turnus and Camilla.
The action takes place at Semper Vero, the estate originally inhabited first by Iulus's grandparents, who arrived with nothing but the bust of Erasmus, suggesting that Iulus inherited the family traits of social criticism and humor.
With new cunning she (Allecto) observed the terrain where on the shore pretty Iulus was chasing wild beasts with charge and traps.
What links the following horses: Lady Chaparral (trained by George Moore), Iulus (John Quinn) and One Pursuit (David Nicholls)?
In his genealogical research he unearthed the lucky name of Iulus, eponymous ancestor of the domus Iulia (4.
For example, in Aeneid, Book 9, it is remarked that Iulus (more commonly called Ascanius), the young son of Aeneas "bore beyond his years the mind and responsibilities of a man.
When Aeneas and his men reach the shores of Italy, Iulus jests that the fate Celaeno--"Infelix vates"--predicted for them is not so dread after all (3.
Chaucer's memory and discernment are also at issue, he thinks or pretends to think that Iulus and Ascanius are the names of Aeneas' two sons (177-178).
As poet, politician, and kinsman, therefore, Iullus was publicly positioned to glorify the achievements of a Rome renewed by the adopted son of Julius Caesar: a man whose family derived their name and fame from Iulus, a variant of Ilus, son of the Trojan hero Aeneas, and grandson of the goddess Venus.
He marries into the royal family by wedding Priam's daughter Creusa, the ill-fated mother of Aeneas' own heir Iulus.
The scene from the Aeneid described on page 17 evokes the flight from Troy of Aeneas, Anchises, Iulus, and Creusa.