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

Then, inviting all who wished to join them, they started out for Aulis, where they formed a huge army.
The Story of the Greeks H. A. Guerber

And as the curtain rose, “And here are the gulfs of Aulis, and the Greek host.”
The Coryston Family Mrs. Humphry Ward

We may therefore conclude that Aulis was situated on the rocky peninsula between these two bays.
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

Among other things we have reason to believe that he wrote some parts of the Iphigenia in Aulis.
The Rhesus of Euripedes Euripedes

Iphigeneia was brought to Aulis, he says, under the pretence that she was to wed Achilles.
The World of Homer Andrew Lang

The fleet was wind-bound at Aulis, because the Greeks had offended Artemis.
Authors of Greece T. W. Lumb

And didst thou receive a bath from thy mother, sent to Aulis?
The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I. Euripides

The Iphigeneia in Aulis was written in the last year of the poet’s life.
Authors of Greece T. W. Lumb

The Fleet is at Aulis, waiting until the process of raising the wind shall have been concluded.
The Casual Ward A. D. Godley

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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