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Lavinia
(300 words)

(Greek Λαῦνα/Laûna). Name of two female characters who are linked with the Aeneas myth ( Aeneas).

[German version]

[1] Daughter of Anius

Daughter of Anius - the priest king of Delos at the time of the Trojan War (Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 1,59,3) - who marries Aeneas (Ps.-Orig. 9,2,5) and later as a seer accompanies him on his wanderings. L. dies on the site where Lavinium is built (Isid. Orig. 15,1,52).

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[2] Daughter of Latinus and Amata

Daughter of Latinus and of Amata who …

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Walde, Christine (Basle), “Lavinia”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e633000>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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