Aulis


Aulis

Aulis [aw-lis] Examples noun

  1. a port in ancient Boeotia, in E central Greece: the Greek fleet set out from here for Troy during the Trojan War.

Examples from the Web for aulis 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.

    Myths and Legends of All Nations

    Various

  • He begins from Hyria and Aulis, of which we have already spoken.

    The Geography of Strabo, Volume II (of 3)

    Strabo

  • It is a small town of the Tanagræans, at the distance of 30 stadia from Aulis.

    The Geography of Strabo, Volume II (of 3)

    Strabo

  • Iphigeneia was brought to Aulis, he says, under the pretence that she was to wed Achilles.

    The World of Homer

    Andrew Lang

  • British Dictionary definitions for aulis Aulis noun

    1. an ancient town in E central Greece, in Boeotia: traditionally the harbour from which the Greeks sailed at the beginning of the Trojan war

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