a son of Aeolus who challenged the gods to a musical contest and was killed by them for his arrogance.
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How to use Misenus in a sentence
And therewithal the Teucrians on the beach wept Misenus, and bore the last rites to the thankless ashes.The Aeneid of Virgil | Virgil
This urn was afterwards deposited in a lofty tomb which Æneas erected on a promontory that henceforth bore the name of Misenus.The Children's Hour, Volume 3 (of 10) | Various
Therefore, the Harpies coming yet again, Misenus with his trumpet gave the sound for battle.Stories from Virgil | Alfred J. Church
Misenus lay there, than whom no man was more skilful to call men to battle with the voice of the trumpet.Stories from Virgil | Alfred J. Church
Misenus was the most skilled among all the Trojans in the art of blowing the trumpet.The Children's Hour, Volume 3 (of 10) | Various