- classical myth a Trojan prince and father of Aeneas. In the Aeneid, he is rescued by his son at the fall of Troy and dies in Sicily
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The sacrifice done, I joyfully tell Anchises, and relate all in order.The Aeneid of Virgil
There goes Æneas from burning Troy, on his shoulders Anchises, his father.The Wedding Ring
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Anchises took what were called the household gods, in his hands.
When he reached home the first person whom he saw was Anchises his father.
Aeneas the son of Anchises has fallen, he whom we held in as high honour as Hector himself.The Iliad