Ninýas). [German version]  Son of Ninus  In Graeco-Roman sources, son of the Assyrian King Ninus  and Semiramis, whom he succeeded on the throne. According to the report of Diod. (2,20f.), based on Ctesias, he was of an effeminate nature like Sardanapallus (Assurbanipal), and took no part in military campaigns. N., whose name derives from the toponym Nini(w)e (Niniveh; Ninus ), is largely a legendary figure; he is not mentioned in the cuneiform sources. Frahm, Eckart (Heidelberg) Bibliography
1 E.F. Weidner, s.v. N., RE 17, 643f.
2 G. Pettinato, Semiramis, 1988,…