Ninus


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Ninus

a king of Assyria and the legendary founder of Nineveh, husband of Semiramis
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Whereas Ninus stresses that he has entered the ranks of manhood (A,II,22-23), the narrator now introduces Semiramis as a 'girl' ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
But the heroine of the Ninus Romance may not actively pursue her beloved, not even her fiance.
Law and custom allow an adult male--and Ninus claims to be an adult male--to negotiate a marriage contract with the guardian of his prospective bride, while his bride cannot negotiate any such contract for herself.
The author first signals the importance of shame when Ninus and Semiramis make plans to address their aunts.
Des Ninus Faust durchstach der geilen Mutter Bruste.
In his gloss on Anicetus's reference to Semiramis, Lohenstein writes: "Von der grossen Konigin zu Babylon Semiramis ist bekandt: Dass sie ihr Sohn Ninus / welchem sie Bluttschande angemuthet / getodtet habe.
43) He tells the history of her rise to power through marriage to Ninus (father of Ninyas, her son) and how she was "endowed with understanding, daring, and all the other qualities which contribute to distinction" (2, 6:5, 367).
In Bernegger's notes on Justinus, then, it is the matricide Ninus and not Semiramis who commits the clearly immoral act.
What are the props of this inclination to set the composition of the Ninus a century or more before the papyrus?
The fragments of Ninus are not extensive enough for a telling analysis such as has been done for Chariton.
The form that the author of Ninus needs for his purpose and uses is a comparative: [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
It has been suggested that the lapse of some twenty years between postulated composition of Ninus in the 60s and apparent copying of our papyrus no later than ca.