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Turnus

(tûr`nəs), in Roman legend, king of the Rutulians. In the Aeneid he is a spirited warrior. When his betrothed, Lavinia, daughter of King Latinus, was given to the Trojan Aeneas by her father, Turnus led a combined force of Latins and Rutulians against the Trojans. After several bloody battles, Turnus was killed by Aeneas.
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The queen, looking forth from her roof-top, saw the advance of the foe, Their assault on the walls, the flaming material flung at the houses, But nowhere the Rutuli, no opposition from Turnus. She believed, alas, that her warrior had lost his life in the desperate Fighting.
First, he challenges a native Italian warrior-prince, Turnus, to single combat (Aeneid 11.434-5, 440-2); following this, Book 12 recounts in vivid detail the fight between the two while their respective armies look on (12.697-790, 887ff.).
(4) <<Pro rerum adiunctis constitui poterit Turnus quinque vel plurium Auditorum aut videntibus omnibus; item si res ita postulet, Decanus poterit aliquam causam Turno extra ordinem committere>> (Normae RR 1994 art.
At another, though, he invades Italy and usurps the legitimate prince of the Rutuli, Turnus.
Upon hearing that her father is attacking Tamburlaine, Zenocrate becomes strangely confident that Tamburlaine will do as she hopes, invoking the precedent of Aeneas's war against Turnus:
The Italian queen Amata, who wants the Rutulian prince Turnus to marry her daughter Lavinia, presents a different perspective, as she equates Helen and Paris with Lavinia and Aeneas.
Der mit 10 000 Euro dotierte Preis wird in zweijahrigem Turnus Schriftstellern verliehen, die dem alemannischen Sprachraum oder dem Dichter Hebel verbunden sind.