- 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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Historical Examples of aulis
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.
It is a small town of the Tanagræans, at the distance of 30 stadia from Aulis.
He begins from Hyria and Aulis, of which we have already spoken.
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