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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Historical Examples of anchises

  • The sacrifice done, I joyfully tell Anchises, and relate all in order.

  • There goes Æneas from burning Troy, on his shoulders Anchises, his father.

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  • When he reached home the first person whom he saw was Anchises his father.

  • Anchises took what were called the household gods, in his hands.

  • Aeneas the son of Anchises has fallen, he whom we held in as high honour as Hector himself.