biographical name see Sardanapalus

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  • Sardanapalus — or Sardanapallus biographical name king of Assyria; sometimes identified with Ashurbanipal (reigned 668 627 B.C.) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Thallus (historian) — Thallus was a historian who wrote in Greek. It is uncertain when he wrote, but it was probably in the early 2nd century [Benjamin Garstad, [ pg=PA207 Theophilus of Antioch, Pseudo Justin and Thallus… …   Wikipedia

  • Sardanapalus — (also spelled Sardanapallus) was, according to the Greek writer Ctesias of Cnidus, the last king of Assyria. Ctesias Persica is lost, but we know of its contents by later compilations and from the work of Diodorus (II.27). Sardanapalus has often… …   Wikipedia

  • Sardanapalus — ▪ legendary king of Assyria also spelled  Sardanapallus,         legendary king of Assyria. He apparently represents an amalgamation of the characters and tragic fates of three Assyrian rulers: Ashurbanipal (q.v.; ruled 668–627 BC); his brother,… …   Universalium

  • SARDANAPALUS — Assyriis Thonos Concoleros, A. M. 3215. secundum quosdam, 3158. secundum alios, ultimus Assyriorum rex, tricessmus a Nino, omni libidinis mollitieique genere effeminatissimus: adeo, ut non erubuerit inter scortorum greges nere, et muliebri habitu …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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