Latinised version of Semiramis

Semiramide Origin and Meaning

The name Semiramide is a girl's name of Latin, Assyrian origin.

Semiramis/Semiramide was the most important Queen of Assyria, who conquered much of Asia. Semiramis restored ancient Babylon and protected it with a high brick wall that completely surrounded the city. Then she built several palaces in Persia, reigned much of Asia Minor effectively and conquered Libya and Ethiopia. The version Semiramide was used by Giacomo Rossini in his opera of the same name.

Semiramide in Pop Culture

  • Semiramideopera in two acts by Gioachino Rossini and its main character, the Queen of Babylon