- a port in ancient Boeotia, in E central Greece: the Greek fleet set out from here for Troy during the Trojan War.
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And as the curtain rose, "And here are the gulfs of Aulis, and the Greek host."The Coryston Family
Mrs. Humphry Ward
He is dead and his marriage that was made at Aulis is of no effect.
He begins from Hyria and Aulis, of which we have already spoken.
It is a small town of the Tanagræans, at the distance of 30 stadia from Aulis.
Iphigeneia was brought to Aulis, he says, under the pretence that she was to wed Achilles.The World of Homer
- an ancient town in E central Greece, in Boeotia: traditionally the harbour from which the Greeks sailed at the beginning of the Trojan war
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