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Nīnus

Νῖνος) or Nĭnus (Νίνος). The reputed founder of the city of Ninus, or Nineveh, and the husband of Semiramis (q.v.). Ninus is doubtless a mystical personage, but Semiramis is probably to be identified with Sammuramat, wife of Ramman-Nirari III. (B.C. 811-782).

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