PRONOUNCED: TOOR-noos (Classical Latin) [details]
Meaning & History
Meaning unknown. According to Virgil
's 'Aeneid', Turnus was a king of the Rutuli. He led the Latins in war against the Trojans led by Aeneas
. At the end of the book he is killed by Aeneas in a duel.
Entry added February 12, 2018