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Case File: Turnus vs. Latinus

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Case Description: Complainant (Turnus) accuses Defendant (Latinus)
of breach of contract. Latinus promised his daughter, Lavinia, to Turnus. However, when Aeneas finally landed in Italy, Latinus gave his daughter to the handsome young Trojan instead.

Case Status: Case closed. Turnus started a big war over the whole thing. Latinus got killed, but so did Turnus when he challenged Aeneas to single combat.

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