How to use Sardanapalus in a sentence
He was controverted by Ctesias, who, however, has mistaken mythology for history, and Greek romance owed to him its Ninus and Semiramis, its Ninyas and Sardanapalus.
Another Ninus is described by some authorities as the last king of Nineveh, successor of Sardanapalus.
Whether Kandalanu (Kineladanos), who became viceroy of Babylonia after the suppression of the revolt, was Assur-bani-pal under another name, or a different personage, is still doubtful (see Sardanapalus).
Sardanapalus now threw off his sloth and for two years the issue was doubtful.Advertisement