Lavinia is the daughter of Latinus, the king of Latium.

When the Trojans arrived in Italy, a war between Aeneas and Turnus was waged for her hand.  When Aeneas won, he married Lavinia and founded the town of Lavinium, which was named after her.


  1. VirgilAeneid.

  2. LivyAb Urbe Condita.