Semiramis

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Semiramis depictit as an airmed Amazon in this 18t-century Italian illustration.

Semiramis (Assirian;ܫܲܡܝܼܪܵܡ Shamiram; Greek: Σεμίραμις, Armenie: Շամիրամ Shamiram) wis the legendary[1][2] wife o Keeng Nimrod, an Ninus later on, succeedin him tae the throne o Assirie.

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  1. "Semiramis was an invention of the Greek legend only" observes Robin Lane Fox (Fox, Travelling Heroes in the Epic Age of Homer, 2008:176)
  2. Reinhard Bernbeck (2008). "Sexgender, Power And Sammuramat: A View From The Syrian Steppe'". In Bonatz, Dominik; Czichon, Rainer M; Kreppner, F Janoscha. Fundstellen: Gesammelte Schriften Zur Archaologie Und Geschichte Altvorderasiens. Ad Honorem Hartmut Kuhne. Harrassowitz. p. 352. ISBN 978-3447057707. Retrieved 18 Mairch 2017.