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  1. Roman myth the son of Aeneas and Creusa; founder of Alba Longa, mother city of RomeAlso called: Iulus
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Examples from the Web for ascanius

Historical Examples of ascanius

  • Ascanius was followed by his dogs, and he had his bow and arrows in his hand.

    Romulus, Makers of History

    Jacob Abbott

  • At l. 50 the stage-direction was "Exit Sergestus with Ascanius."

  • We must suppose that Venus had borne the sleeping Ascanius to Cyprus.

  • Ascanius, too, she would embrace for love of his father, if so she might cheat her own heart.

    Stories from Virgil

    Alfred J. Church

  • Much they marvelled at the gifts of Æneas, and much at the false Ascanius.

    Stories from Virgil

    Alfred J. Church