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Anchises

Anchises (ănkī´sēz), in Greek mythology, member of the ruling family of Troy; father of Aeneas by Aphrodite. When Anchises boasted of the goddess's love, Zeus crippled or, in some versions of the legend, blinded him. When Troy fell, Aeneas rescued his father in a scene often depicted by later painters, including Bernini. In some legends, Anchises and his wife later founded Venice or Padua.

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Aeneas

Aeneas In Greek mythology, the son of Anchises and Aphrodite. Active in the defence of Troy, he led the Trojans to Italy. The Romans acknowledged Aeneas and his Trojan company as their ancestors. The exploits of Aeneas form the basis of the Aeneid, a 12-volume book of poetry written (30–19 bc) by the Roman poet Virgil.

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Aeneas

Aeneas in classical mythology, a Trojan leader, son of Anchises and Aphrodite, and legendary ancestor of the Romans. When Troy fell to the Greeks he escaped and after wandering for many years eventually reached Italy. The story of his voyage is recounted in Virgil's Aeneid.

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Anchises

Anchises in Greek legend, the ruler of Dardanus and father of Aeneas; according to the Aeneid, when Troy fell he was carried out of the burning ruins on his son's shoulders.

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Aeneas

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