Queen of Babylon

Semiramis Origin and Meaning

The name Semiramis is girl's name of Assyrian origin.
Semiramis 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.

Semiramis also appears Babylonia mythology as the wife of Nimrod, who is sometimes also known as Ishtar or Isis

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Famous People Named Semiramis

  • Semiramislegendary Queen of Assyria; wife of Kings Nimrod and Ninus

Semiramis in Pop Culture

  • Sémiramisopera by André Cardinal Destouches
  • Pronounced "sehMEER,uh,miss" (the ,mir, syllable is pronounced like Mirabelle or "mirror")