The legend of sardanapalus is thus a distorted reminiscence of the death of a magnificent king sacrificed in name of a god.
sardanapalus would not have given that pocket-book to himself!
"That I like you even better in your present part than as sardanapalus," replied Austin, cordially.
Such was the luxurious "summer-chase" of the sardanapalus of the North.
In the first day's march he reached Anchialus, a town said to have been founded by the king of Assyria, sardanapalus.
He set fire to the palace, and, like sardanapalus, perished in the flames.
"Ah, I daresay it's a sort of revelation to you," said sardanapalus, with good-humoured condescension.
In this dishonourable state sardanapalus lived several years.
Esar-haddon was succeeded by Assur-bani-pal, known to Greek legend as sardanapalus.
As regards his companion, sardanapalus, may God have a like care of him!