Nine months later, she presented him with the infant Aeneas. Aphrodite had warned him that if he boasted of the affair, he would be blasted by the thunderbolt of Zeus. He did and was crippled. He later had a mortal wife named Eriopis and he is credited with other children beside Aeneas. Homer, in the Iliad, mentions a daughter named Hippodameia, their eldest, who married her cousin Alcathous.
His forces, led by Aeneas, aided his cousin; King Priam of Troy, during the Trojan War. After the defeat of Troy , the elderly Anchises was carried from the burning city by his son Aeneas, accompanied by Aeneas' wife Creusa and small son Ascanius. Anchises himself died and was buried in Sicily many years later. Aeneas later visited the Underworld and saw his father again in the Elysian Fields.
| Preceded by:|
| King of Dardania|
| Succeeded by|
None (Title Abolished)