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In Roman mythology, Lavinia was the daughter of Latinus and Amata. A head of Minerva found in the ruins of the Roman baths in Bath Roman mythology, the mythological beliefs of the people of Ancient Rome, can be considered as having two parts. ... Latinus or Latinos in Greek mythology, in Hesiods Theogony, was the son of Odysseus and Circe who ruled the Tyrsenoi, that is the Etruscans, with his brothers Agrius and Telegonus. ... In Roman mythology, Amata was the wife of King Latinus of the Latins. ...


Latinus, the wise king of the Latins, hosted Aeneas' army of exiled Trojans and let them reorganize their life in Latium. His daughter Lavinia had been promised to Turnus, king of the Rutuli, but Latinus preferred to offer her to Aeneas; Turnus consequently declared war on Aeneas (at the urging of Juno). The outcome was that Turnus was killed and his people captured. According to Livy Aeneas was victorious but Latinus died in the war. Ascanius, also called Iulus, the son of Aeneas, founded Alba Longa and was the first in a long series of kings and ancestor of the Patrician Julian line. Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... The fall of Troy, by Johann Georg Trautmann (1713–1769). ... Latium (Lazio in Italian) is a region of central Italy, bordered by Tuscany, Umbria, Abruzzo, Marche, Molise, Campania and the Tyrrhenian Sea. ... In Vergils Aeneid , Turnus was the King of the Rutuli, and the chief antagonist of the hero Aeneas. ... The Rutuli were members of a legendary Italian tribe. ... Aeneas flees burning Troy, Federico Barocci, 1598. ... IVNO REGINA (Queen Juno) on a coin celebrating Julia Soaemias. ... A portrait of Titus Livius made long after his death. ... Ascanius Hunting the Stag of Silvia, by Claude Lorrain (1682). ... In Greek and Roman mythology, Ascanius was a son of Aeneas and Creusa. ... Alba Longa (in Italian sources occasionally written Albalonga) was an ancient city of Latium, in the Alban Hills founder and head of the Latin Confederation; it was destroyed by Rome around the middle of the 7th century BC. // Legendary history According to legend Alba Longa was founded by Ascanius or... This article is about the social and political class in ancient Rome. ... Look up Julian in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Aeneas and Lavinia had one son, Silvius. He named the city Lavinium after her. Silvius has several meanings: In Roman mythology, Silvius was the son of Aeneas and Lavinia. ... Lavinium was an ancient Roman city of the Latium, said to have been named by Aeneas in honor of Lavinia, daughter of Latinus, king of the Latins, and his wife, Amata. ...


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In Roman mythology, Lavinia was the daughter of Latinus and Amata.
His daughter Lavinia had been promised to Turnus, king of the Rutuli, but Latinus preferred to offer her to Aeneas; Turnus consequently declared war on Aeneas (at the urging of Juno).
In biology, Lavinia is a genus of fish of the Cyprinid family.
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