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Sardanapalus

Sardanapalus (särdənăp´ələs), in the Persica of Ctesias, an Assyrian monarch who lived in great luxury. He was besieged in Nineveh by the Medes for two years, at the end of which time he set fire to his palace and burned himself and his court to death. Byron wrote a tragedy on the theme. The identity of Sardanapalus is a complete mystery, as the facts given in the legend certainly do not fit those of the life of Assurbanipal, with whom some have tried to identify him.

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Sardanapalus

Sardanapalus the name given by ancient Greek historians to the last king of Assyria (died before 600 bc), portrayed as being notorious for his wealth and sensuality. It may not represent a specific historical person.

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