Sardanapalus definitions

särdənapələs
Legendary 7th-cent. b.c. king of Assyria: notorious for his decadence.
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A semi-legendary king of Assyria, as portrayed in Greek and later European art and literature.
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Origin of sardanapalus

From Latin Sardanapalus, from Ancient Greek, Σαρδανάπαλος (Sardanapalos), probably ultimately a corruption of Akkadian [script?] (Aššur-bāni-apli, “Ashurbanipal”).