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Latinus

by Micha F. Lindemans
The son of Faunus and the nymph Marica. He was the king of Laurentum in Latium and ancestor of the Latini. According to Roman myth he had welcomed Aeneas, who returned from exile, and offered the hero the hand of his daughter Lavinia.

Virgil VII, 45, 52, 69, 96.


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